Massage Therapist Salary Washington

Massage Therapist Salary in Washington

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 Washington, 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.

Washington – Statewide

Statewide, a Washington massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $24.85. 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 Washington range from $16.51 to $32.62 per hour.

As we said, we analyzed the data to filter for a Washington massage therapist’s annual salary too. Here we found an average of $51,680 per year. To add context here, we pulled out that middle fifty percent range again and found the annual salary range for a Washington massage therapist would be from $34,350 to $67,840 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 eight such areas in Washington: Bellingham, Bremerton – Silverdale, Kennewick – Pasco – Richland, Olympia, Seattle – Bellevue – Everett, Spokane, Tacoma, and Yakima. To cover more of the state, we found data for one non-metro area too: the Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area. We detail all nine below.

Bellingham

A Bellingham, Washington massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $20.79. The middle fifty percent of earners in Bellingham report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $11.97 to $31.13 per hour. Filtered for Bellingham’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $43,250 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $24,910 to $64,760 per year.

Bremerton – Silverdale

A Bremerton, Washington massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $28.68. The middle fifty percent calculation for hourly earners in Bremerton returns a massage therapist’s wages from $22.45 to $34.60 per hour. Screened for annual massage therapist’s salary in Bremerton we find $59,650 for the annual average with the mid 50% spread from $46,700 to $71,970 per year.

Kennewick – Pasco – Richland

A Kennewick, Washington massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $25.06. The middle fifty percent calculation for hourly earners in Kennewick returns a massage therapist’s wages from $23.44 to $28.69 per hour. Screened for annual massage therapist’s salary in Kennewick we find $52,120 for the annual average with the mid 50% spread from $48,760 to $59,680 per year.

Olympia

The Olympia, Washington massage therapist average hourly wage is $27.45 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Olympia report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $18.84 to $33.41 per hour. Filtered for Olympia’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $57,100 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $39,190 to $69,500 per year.

Seattle – Bellevue – Everett

The Seattle, Washington massage therapist average hourly wage is $24.90 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Seattle report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $15.92 to $33.04 per hour. Filtered for Seattle’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $51,790 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $33,120 to $68,720 per year.

Spokane

The Spokane, Washington massage therapist average hourly wage is $24.14 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Spokane report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $18.28 to $31.31 per hour. Filtered for Spokane’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $50,220 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $38,010 to $65,120 per year.

Tacoma

The Tacoma, Washington massage therapist average hourly wage is $21.42 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Tacoma report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $16.38 to $24.90 per hour. Filtered for Tacoma’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $44,550 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $34,080 to $51,790 per year.

Yakima

The Yakima, Washington massage therapist average hourly wage is $24.91 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Yakima report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $17.28 to $32.18 per hour. Filtered for Yakima’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $51,810 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $35,930 to $66,930 per year.

Southwestern Washington

The Southwestern Washington massage therapist average hourly wage is $27.25 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Southwestern Washington report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $21.34 to $34.08 per hour. Filtered for Southwestern Washington’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $56,680 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $44,380 to $70,880 per year.

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