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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: $21.43
Statewide median: $19.62

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Massage Therapists *

Area Low Median High
U S
$13.45 $19.69 $28.21
Minnesota
$16.36 $21.43 $28.47
Central Minnesota
$14.17 $18 $21.6
Northeast Minnesota
$14.26 $18.32 $24.15
Northwest Minnesota
$12.53 $19.19 $24.56
Southeast Minnesota
$14.23 $17.47 $23.29
Southwest Minnesota
$16.94 $18.47 $20.01
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$16.96 $22.84 $29.18

* "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 2190 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Massage Therapists most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in 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 1070 new Massage Therapists to meet market demand between 2014-2024. 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
2014 2024 Number Percent
U S 168800 205200 36500 21.6%
Minnesota 3394 4209 815 24%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2014 2024 Number Percent
Northeast Minnesota 137 152 15 10.9%
Central Minnesota 217 260 43 19.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2360 2967 607 25.7%
Southwest Minnesota 130 143 13 10%
Northwest Minnesota 244 274 30 12.2%
Southeast Minnesota 256 313 57 22.2%


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