Massage Therapist 

The United States has a wide range of average salaries for Massage Therapists.  Each state is unique.  The range is as low as $10.08 in Mississippi to a high of $42.55 in Alaska.  A number of factors contribute to the average hourly pay of a Massage Therapist.

Some typical factors include: 

Supply and demand 
Union representation (States that have higher union activity earn an average of 20% more in pay and benefits for all employees)

Cost of living 
Healthcare reimbursement rates 


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STATE TOTAL EMPLOYED HOURLY ANNUAL
Alabama 330 14.03 29,180
Alaska 320 42.55 88,500
Arizona 201 19.69 40,950
Arkansas 320 16.18 33,660
California 9,520 19.39 40,320
Colorado 3,430 18.55 38,590
Connecticut 830 22.76 47,340
Delaware 100 24.17 50,280
District of Columbia 110 15.89 33,060
Florida 5,910 18.72 38,940
Georgia 1,690 18.08 37,600
Hawaii 1,050 20.70 43,050
Idaho 260 19.68 40,930
Illinois 3,670 16.43 34,180
Indiana 960 14.55 30,270
Iowa 730 16.13 33,550
Kansas 620 14.57 30,310
Kentucky 420 16.41 34,130
Louisiana 360 16.51 34,330
Maine 330 20.44 42,520
Maryland 1,060 18.47 38,410
Massachusetts 1,620 24.17 50,280
Michigan 1,730 20.77 43,190
Minnesota 2,250 21.55 44,820
Mississippi 150 10.08 20,960
Missouri 1,290 14.17 29,480


STATE TOTAL EMPLOYED HOURLY ANNUAL
Montana 150 14.97 31,140
Nebraska 250 13.27 27,600
Nevada 1,710 13.24 27,550
New Hampshire 400 20.34 42,300
New Jersey 3,070 18.84 39,200
New Mexico 214 17.02 35,400
New York 3,760 25.52 53,070
North Carolina 2,750 18.89 39,290
North Dakota 130 23.90 49,720
Ohio 1,930 18.59 38,660
Oklahoma 340 15.50 32,250
Oregon 1,620 25.41 52,850
Pennsylvania 1,710 17.59 36,580
Rhode Island 220 23.69 49,270
South Carolina 1,020 14.68 30,530
South Dakota 70 15.45 32,140
Tennessee 1,040 18.64 38,780
Texas 4,950 17.64 36,690
Utah 1,090 18.24 37,940
Vermont 240 22.93 47,700
Virginia 1,940 21.36 44,430
Washington 4,040 24.85 51,680
West Virginia 300 15.86 32,980
Wisconsin 1,470 17.15 35,680
Wyoming 140 19.36 40,260