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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: $19.89
Statewide median: $18.88

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Massage Therapists *

Area Low Median High
U S
$12.31 $18.47 $27.28
Minnesota
$16.04 $19.89 $27.62
Central Minnesota
$16.14 $18.43 $26.91
Northeast Minnesota
$13.31 $16.74 $20.79
Northwest Minnesota
$9.57 $22.6 $26.95
Southeast Minnesota
$18.86 $23.69 $31.11
Southwest Minnesota
$15.81 $17.36 $18.91
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$16.09 $19.88 $27.73

* "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 2530 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
  Employment Employment Change
2014 2024 Number Percent
U S 168800 205200 36500 21.6%
Minnesota 3394 4209 815 24%
  2012 2022 Number Percent
Southwest Minnesota 178 188 10 5.6%
Southeast Minnesota 279 306 27 9.7%
Northwest Minnesota 330 368 38 11.5%
Central Minnesota 342 396 54 15.8%
Northeast Minnesota 178 198 20 11.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2287 2763 476 20.8%


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