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or $22.55 hourly
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Assisting and Caring for Others
Assisting and Caring for Others (90)
Social Perceptiveness (56)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Massage Therapists' job openings is expected to rise 20% by 2031
'Massage Therapists' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Massage Therapists' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Massage Therapists' was $46,910, or $22.55 hourly
'Massage Therapists' are paid 2.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as massage therapists?
As of 2021 there were 81,030 people employed as Massage Therapists within the United States.
This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Massage Therapists.
Perform therapeutic massages of soft tissues and joints. May assist in the assessment of range of motion and muscle strength, or propose client therapy plans.
SOC Code: 31-9011.00
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