Massage Therapist Salary North Carolina

Massage Therapist Salary in North Carolina

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 North Carolina, 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.

North Carolina – Statewide

Statewide, a North Carolina massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $18.89.  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 North Carolina range from $14.24 to $23.35 per hour.

As we said, we analyzed the data to filter for a North Carolina massage therapist’s annual salary too. Here we found an average of $39,290 per year. To add context here, we pulled out that middle fifty percent range again and found the annual salary range for a North Carolina massage therapist would be from $29,610 to $48,570 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 ten such areas in North Carolina: Asheville, Charlotte – Gastonia – Rock Hill, Durham – Chapel Hill, Fayetteville, Greensboro – High Point, Greenville, Hickory – Lenoir – Morganton, Raleigh – Cary, Wilmington, and Winston – Salem. To cover more of the state, we found data for two non-metro areas too: Western Central North Carolina and Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan areas. We detail all twelve below.

Asheville

An Asheville, North Carolina massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $19.39. The middle fifty percent of earners in Asheville report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $11.78 to $26.76 per hour. Filtered for Asheville’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $40,320 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $24,500 to $55,650 per year.

Charlotte – Gastonia – Rock Hill

A Charlotte, North Carolina massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $16.92. The middle fifty percent calculation for hourly earners in Charlotte returns a massage therapist’s wages from $14.96 to $19.30 per hour. Screened for annual massage therapist’s salary in Charlotte we find $35,190 for the annual average with the mid 50% spread from $31,110 to $40,150 per year.

Durham – Chapel Hill

A Durham, North Carolina massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $18.72. The middle fifty percent calculation for hourly earners in Durham returns a massage therapist’s wages from $16.42 to $21.16 per hour. Screened for annual massage therapist’s salary in Durham we find $38,930 for the annual average with the mid 50% spread from $34,150 to $44,010 per year.

Fayetteville

The Fayetteville, North Carolina massage therapist average hourly wage is $15.71 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Fayetteville report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $12.42 to $17.50 per hour. Filtered for Fayetteville’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $32,690 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $25,830 to $36,400 per year.

Greensboro – High Point

The Greensboro, North Carolina massage therapist average hourly wage is $15.69 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Greensboro report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $10.79 to $19.51 per hour. Filtered for Greensboro’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $32,640 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $22,450 to $40,580 per year.

Greenville

The Greenville, North Carolina massage therapist average hourly wage is $15.97 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Greenville report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $9.48 to $21.81 per hour. Filtered for Greenville’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $33,210 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $19,720 to $45,370 per year.

Hickory – Lenoir – Morganton

The Hickory, North Carolina massage therapist average hourly wage is $20.49 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Hickory report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $19.36 to $22.71 per hour. Filtered for Hickory’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $42,610 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $40,280 to $47,230 per year.

Raleigh – Cary

The Raleigh, North Carolina massage therapist average hourly wage is $18.78 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Raleigh report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $13.64 to $24.46 per hour. Filtered for Raleigh’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $39,060 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $28,360 to $50,870 per year.

Wilmington

The Wilmington, North Carolina massage therapist average hourly wage is $22.21 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Wilmington report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $16.79 to $27.80 per hour. Filtered for Wilmington’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $46,190 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $34,930 to $57,830 per year.

Winston – Salem

The Winston-Salem, North Carolina massage therapist average hourly wage is $26.02 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Winston-Salem report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $23.20 to $31.01 per hour. Filtered for Winston-Salem’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $54,130 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $48,250 to $64,510 per year.

West Central North Carolina

The Western Central North Carolina massage therapist average hourly wage is $25.59 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in the Western Central North Carolina report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $16.65 to $33.29 per hour. Filtered for Western Central North Carolina’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $53,230 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $34,640 to $69,250 per year.

Western North Carolina

The Western North Carolina massage therapist average hourly wage is $27.25 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in the Western North Carolina report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $25.05 to $33.63 per hour. Filtered for Western North Carolina’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $56,680 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $52,100 to $69,960 per year.

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