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Massage Therapists

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $24.72
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Massage Therapists *

Area Low Median High
U S
$14.39 $20.96 $29.05
Minnesota
$16.89 $24.72 $32.36
Central Minnesota
$14.65 $26.69 $32.20
Northeast Minnesota
$21.68 $25.01 $30.33
Northwest Minnesota
$13.19 $27.01 $30.30
Southeast Minnesota
$16.20 $21.17 $24.79
Southwest Minnesota
$18.13 $21.62 $25.06
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$16.91 $24.72 $33.26

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 2,180 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Massage Therapists most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 5,174 new Massage Therapists to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Massage Therapists
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 159,800 195,200 35,400 22.2%
Minnesota 2018 2028 Number Percent
Statewide 3,631 4,228 597 16.4%
Central Minnesota 327 378 51 15.6%
Northeast Minnesota 158 184 26 16.5%
Northwest Minnesota 269 282 13 4.8%
Southeast Minnesota 280 311 31 11.1%
Southwest Minnesota 170 172 2 1.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,430 3,179 749 30.8%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.