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Contract Massage Therapist

Contract Massage Therapist Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $79,000 $6,583 $1,519 $38
75th Percentile $62,500 $5,208 $1,201 $30
Average $57,254 $4,771 $1,101 $28
25th Percentile $45,500 $3,791 $875 $22
$21,500 - $28,499
2% of jobs
$28,500 - $35,499
5% of jobs
$35,500 - $42,499
10% of jobs
$45,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$42,500 - $49,499
18% of jobs
$49,500 - $56,499
25% of jobs
The average salary is $57,254 a year
$56,500 - $63,499
22% of jobs
$63,500 - $70,499
6% of jobs
$70,500 - $77,499
3% of jobs
$79,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$77,500 - $84,499
2% of jobs
$84,500 - $91,499
1% of jobs
$91,500 - $98,500
1% of jobs

National Average

$21,500 $57,254/year $28/hour $98,500
Contract Massage Therapist Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$57,254
$4,771
$1,101
$28
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$58,040
$4,837
$1,116
$28

As of Nov 23, 2020, the average annual pay for a Contract Massage Therapist in the United States is $57,254 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $27.53 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,101/week or $4,771/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $98,500 and as low as $21,500, the majority of Contract Massage Therapist salaries currently range between $45,500 (25th percentile) to $62,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $79,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Contract Massage Therapist varies greatly (by as much as $17,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Contract Massage Therapist job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A Contract Massage Therapist in your area makes on average $58,040 per year, or $786 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $57,254. Virginia ranks number 17 out of 50 states nationwide for Contract Massage Therapist salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Contract Massage Therapist jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Contract Massage Therapist Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Contract Massage Therapist job is above the national average. Topping the list is New York City, NY, with San Mateo, CA and Juneau, AK close behind in the second and third positions. Juneau, AK beats the national average by $7,555 (12.4%), and New York City, NY furthers that trend with another $10,732 (17.1%) above the $57,254 average.

Importantly, New York City, NY has a moderately active Contract Massage Therapist job market with only a few companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Contract Massage Therapist appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 7% between New York City, NY and Minneapolis, MN, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Contract Massage Therapist role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
New York City, NY$67,987$5,666$1,307$32.69
San Mateo, CA$66,623$5,552$1,281$32.03
Juneau, AK$64,810$5,401$1,246$31.16
Boston, MA$64,768$5,397$1,246$31.14
Berkeley, CA$64,081$5,340$1,232$30.81
Santa Monica, CA$63,991$5,333$1,231$30.76
Daly City, CA$63,900$5,325$1,229$30.72
Quincy, MA$63,827$5,319$1,227$30.69
Renton, WA$63,716$5,310$1,225$30.63
Minneapolis, MN$62,867$5,239$1,209$30.22

Top 5 Best Paying Related Contract Massage Therapist Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Contract Massage Therapist job category that pay more per year than a typical Contract Massage Therapist salary. Top examples of these roles include: RMT, Mobile Massage Therapist, and Neuromuscular Therapist.

Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $26,778 (37.9%) and $77,252 (80.6%) more than the average Contract Massage Therapist salary of $57,254. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related Contract Massage Therapist jobs may help you make more money than that of the average Contract Massage Therapist position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
RMT$134,506$11,209$2,587$64.67
Mobile Massage Therapist$112,827$9,402$2,170$54.24
Neuromuscular Therapist$89,997$7,500$1,731$43.27
Chair Massage Therapist$84,330$7,028$1,622$40.54
International Physical Therapist$84,032$7,003$1,616$40.40
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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