Massage Therapist Salary Iowa

Massage Therapist Salary in Iowa

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 Iowa, 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.

Iowa – Statewide

Statewide, an Iowa massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $16.13. 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 Iowa range from $9.14 to $18.65 per hour.

As we said, we analyzed the data to filter for an Iowa massage therapist’s annual salary too. Here we found an average of $33,550 per year. To add context here, we pulled out that middle fifty percent range again and found the annual salary range for an Iowa massage therapist would be from $19,010 to $38,800 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 six such areas in Iowa: Cedar Rapids, Davenport – Moline – Rock Island, Des Moines – West Des Moines, Dubuque, Iowa City, and Waterloo – Cedar Falls. To cover more of the state, we found data for two non-metro areas too: Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan and Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan areas. We detail all eight below.

Cedar Rapids

A Cedar Rapids, Iowa massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $14.94. The middle fifty percent of earners in Cedar Rapids report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $8.31 to $17.63 per hour. Filtered for Cedar Rapids’ annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $31,070 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $17,290 to $36,670 per year.

Davenport – Moline – Rock Island

A Davenport, Iowa massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $15.78. The middle fifty percent calculation for hourly earners in Davenport returns a massage therapist’s wages from $10.45 to $18.14 per hour. Screened for annual massage therapist’s salary in Davenport we find $32,830 for the annual average with the mid 50% spread from $21,730 to $37,730 per year.

Des Moines – West Des Moines

A Des Moines, Iowa massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $16.82. The middle fifty percent calculation for hourly earners in Des Moines returns a massage therapist’s wages from $8.42 to $17.49 per hour. Screened for annual massage therapist’s salary in Des Moines we find $34,990 for the annual average with the mid 50% spread from $17,510 to $36,380 per year.

Dubuque

The Dubuque, Iowa massage therapist average hourly wage is $13.37 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Dubuque report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $8.54 to $17.50 per hour. Filtered for Dubuque’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $27,810 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $17,770 to $36,400 per year.

Iowa City

The Iowa City, Iowa massage therapist average hourly wage is $11.26 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Iowa City report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $9.28 to $11.72 per hour. Filtered for Iowa City’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $23,420 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $19,300 to $24,370 per year.

Waterloo – Cedar Falls

The Waterloo, Iowa massage therapist average hourly wage is $17.55 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Waterloo report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $15.17 to $20.31 per hour. Filtered for Waterloo’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $36,500 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $31,560 to $42,240 per year.

Northwest Iowa

The Northwest Iowa massage therapist average hourly wage is $15.50 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Northwest Iowa report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $8.63 to $18.33 per hour. Filtered for Northwest Iowa’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $32,250 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $17,950 to $38,130 per year.

Southeast Iowa

A Southeast Iowa massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $18.30. More than two dollars per hour above the state average. The middle fifty percent of hourly earners in Southeast Iowa report a massage therapist’s wages range from $15.51 to $21.24 per hour. Filtered for Southeast Iowa’s annual massage therapist’s salary we find $38,050 for the annual average with the mid 50% spread from $32,260 to $44,170 per year.

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