Becoming a Registered Massage Therapist via Online Education?

At the very least, online education can help you lay a foundation and/or open up alternate career paths. CDI College is a US school (accredited) offering massage therapy courses to train individuals to become top-notch licensed massage therapists, massage therapists, certified massage therapists, licensed massage practitioners, registered massage therapists, etc. Currently, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 55,920 people employed as massage therapists alone in America, and their average annual salary is $39,780. Colleges and universities like CDI College that provide online education are successfully launching workers into this field.

Registered Massage Therapist Salary Information

Category: Massage therapists

Total # Employed in the US 55,920
Average Hourly Wage: $19.13/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$8.3 $11.32 $16.94 $24.88 $33.01
Average Yearly Salary $39,780
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$17,270 $23,550 $35,230 $51,750 $68,670
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
1.6% 16.8% 35.7% 15.0% 22.7% 3.7% 4.3%
Massage therapists — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Alaska $40.89/hr $85,050
Tennessee $24.9/hr $51,800
District of Columbia $23.99/hr $49,900
Oklahoma $23.51/hr $48,900
New Jersey $22.56/hr $46,920
Missouri $22.41/hr $46,610
Delaware $21.84/hr $45,420
North Carolina $21.25/hr $44,190
Puerto Rico $21.02/hr $43,710
Michigan $20.98/hr $43,650
Connecticut $20.93/hr $43,540
Nebraska $20.63/hr $42,910
Washington $20.57/hr $42,780
Oregon $20.48/hr $42,610
Ohio $20.17/hr $41,950
Kansas $19.85/hr $41,280
Florida $19.8/hr $41,190
Colorado $19.57/hr $40,710
Arkansas $19.54/hr $40,630
Mississippi $19.19/hr $39,910
Indiana $18.88/hr $39,270
North Dakota $18.35/hr $38,170
Hawaii $18.32/hr $38,110
Maine $18.25/hr $37,960
Idaho $18.19/hr $37,840
Wisconsin $17.95/hr $37,340
Utah $17.79/hr $37,000
New Mexico $17.56/hr $36,530
Wyoming $17.27/hr $35,920
Montana $17.04/hr $35,440
New Hampshire $16.92/hr $35,180
Iowa $16.89/hr $35,140
Kentucky $16.48/hr $34,270
California $16.43/hr $34,160
Maryland $16.43/hr $34,170
West Virginia $15.61/hr $32,480
Louisiana $15.51/hr $32,260
Guam $15.32/hr $31,870
South Carolina $15.23/hr $31,680
Massachusetts $14.07/hr $29,270
Nevada $13.98/hr $29,070
Virginia $13.44/hr $27,960
Alabama $13.34/hr $27,740
Pennsylvania $11.86/hr $24,670
South Dakota $11.21/hr $23,330
New York $10.35/hr $21,520


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