Massage Therapist Salary Indiana

Massage Therapist Salary in Indiana

A massage therapist’s salary will differ greatly between locations and the employer mix there. To help your decisionmaking regarding a career as a therapist in Indiana, we acquired a database of salary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Occupational Employment and Wages data) and have extracted state and local data specific to massage therapist salary.

Massage therapist salary and wage data is collected on both an hourly and annual basis and, since many therapists choose to work part time, we present both methods here.

Indiana – Statewide

Statewide, an Indiana massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $14.55. To provide some detail, let’s look at the middle fifty percent of earners. We eliminate the bottom and top 25% to focus on reasonable earning expectations. This shows us that a massage therapist’s hourly earnings in Indiana range from $8.80 to $18.51 per hour.

As we said, we analyzed the data to filter for an Indiana massage therapist’s annual salary too. Here we found an average of $30,270 per year. To add context here, we pulled out that middle fifty percent range again and found the annual salary range for an Indiana massage therapist would be from $18,300 to $38,500 per year.

Statewide data doesn’t always say what you can expect where you live in that state, so we kept digging. The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides data by Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) as well as by state. An MSA is a high population density area beyond a single town but that is closely economically tied together. They provided massage therapist information for five such areas in Indiana: Evansville, Fort Wayne, Gary, Indianapolis – Carmel, and South Bend – Mishawaka. To cover more of the state, we found data for two non-metro areas too: Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan and Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan areas. We detail all seven below.

Evansville

An Evansville, Indiana massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $15.84. The middle fifty percent of earners in Evansville report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $12.72 to $17.02 per hour. Filtered for Evansville’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $32,940 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $26,450 to $35,400 per year.

Fort Wayne

A Fort Wayne, Indiana massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $12.80. The middle fifty percent calculation for hourly earners in Fort Wayne returns a massage therapist’s wages from $9.41 to $15.44 per hour. Screened for annual massage therapist’s salary in Fort Wayne we find $26,610 for the annual average with the mid 50% spread from $19,580 to $32,110 per year.

Gary

A Gary, Indiana massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $11.57. The middle fifty percent calculation for hourly earners in Gary returns a massage therapist’s wages from $8.64 to $13.91 per hour. Note that a few highly paid therapists in Gary have skewed the average above the expected range; quite an unusual result that shows the importance of looking beyond the average. Screened for annual massage therapist’s salary in Gary we find $24,060 for the annual average with the mid 50% spread from $17,980 to $28,920 per year.

Indianapolis – Carmel

The Indianapolis, Indiana massage therapist average hourly wage is $13.70 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Indianapolis report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $8.28 to $18.56 per hour. Filtered for Indianapolis’ annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $28,500 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $17,220 to $38,590 per year.

South Bend – Mishawaka

The South Bend, Indiana massage therapist average hourly wage is $13.68 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in South Bend report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $8.60 to $14.71 per hour. Filtered for South Bend’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $28,460 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $17,900 to $30,590 per year.

Northern Indiana

The Northern Indiana massage therapist average hourly wage is $18.07 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Northern Indiana report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $9.42 to $22.63 per hour. Filtered for Northern Indiana’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $37,580 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $19,590 to $47,070 per year.

Southern Indiana

A Southern Indiana massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $20.22. More than five dollars per hour above the state average. The middle fifty percent of hourly earners in Southern Indiana report a massage therapist’s wages range from $15.86 to $24.87 per hour. Filtered for Southern Indiana’s annual massage therapist’s salary we find $42,070 for the annual average with the mid 50% spread from $32,990 to $51,740 per year.

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