Massage Therapist Salary Mississippi
Massage Therapist Salary in Mississippi
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 Mississippi, 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.
Mississippi – Statewide
Statewide, a Mississippi massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $10.08. 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 Mississippi range from $8.09 to $11.29 per hour.
As we said, we analyzed the data to filter for a Mississippi massage therapist’s annual salary too. Here we found an average of $20,960 per year. To add context here, we pulled out that middle fifty percent range again and found the annual salary range for a Mississippi massage therapist would be from $16,820 to $23,490 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 data for two such areas in Mississippi, the Gulfport – Biloxi region and the Jackson region.
Gulfport – Biloxi
A Gulfport, Mississippi massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $11.32. Actually higher than the state average. The middle fifty percent of earners in Gulfport – Biloxi report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $8.47 to $11.46 per hour. Filtered for Biloxi’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $23,540 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $17,620 to $23,840 per year.
A Jackson, Mississippi massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $8.61. Much lower than the state average. The middle fifty percent of hourly earners in Jackson report a massage therapist’s wages range from $7.80 to $8.90 per hour. Filtered for Jackson’s annual massage therapist’s salary we find $21,280 for the annual average with the mid 50% spread from $17,690 to $23,440 per year.
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