Massage Therapist Salary Wisconsin

Massage Therapist Salary in Wisconsin

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 Wisconsin, 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.

Wisconsin – Statewide

Statewide, a Wisconsin massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $17.15. 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 Wisconsin range from $11.49 to $22.02 per hour.

As we said, we analyzed the data to filter for a Wisconsin massage therapist’s annual salary too. Here we found an average of $35,680 per year. To add context here, we pulled out that middle fifty percent range again and found the annual salary range for a Wisconsin massage therapist would be from $23,890 to $45,800 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 eight such areas in Wisconsin: Appleton, Eau Claire, La Crosse, Madison, Milwaukee – Waukesha – West Allis, Racine, Sheboygan, and Wausau. To cover more of the state, we found data for four non-metro areas too: Eastern Wisconsin, West Central Wisconsin, South Central Wisconsin, and Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan areas. We detail all twelve below.

Appleton

An Appleton, Wisconsin massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $14.97. The middle fifty percent of earners in Appleton report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $11.55 to $18.19 per hour. Filtered for Appleton’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $31,150 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $24,030 to $37,830 per year.

Eau Claire

An Eau Claire, Wisconsin massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $12.22. The middle fifty percent calculation for hourly earners in Eau Claire returns a massage therapist’s wages from $8.85 to $11.50 per hour. Screened for annual massage therapist’s salary in Eau Claire we find $25,420 for the annual average with the mid 50% spread from $18,400 to $23,920 per year. Note that in both analyses, the average is significantly above the top of our standard income range. This tells us that in the Eau Claire area, the average is skewed by a few very highly paid therapists in the region and is the reason we include the midrange as part of the massage therapist salary reporting.

La Crosse

A La Crosse, Wisconsin massage therapist has an average hourly wage of $20.13. The middle fifty percent calculation for hourly earners in La Crosse returns a massage therapist’s wages from $11.23 to $30.33 per hour. Screened for annual massage therapist’s salary in La Crosse we find $41,880 for the annual average with the mid 50% spread from $23,360 to $63,080 per year.

Madison

The Madison, Wisconsin massage therapist average hourly wage is $20.24 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Madison report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $12.61 to $26.77 per hour. Filtered for Madison’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $42,110 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $26,220 to $55,680 per year.

Milwaukee – Waukesha – West Allis

The Milwaukee, Wisconsin massage therapist average hourly wage is $16.20 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Milwaukee report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $12.28 to $19.99 per hour. Filtered for Milwaukee’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $33,700 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $25,550 to $41,580 per year.

Racine

The Racine, Wisconsin massage therapist average hourly wage is $15.86 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Racine report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $13.43 to $17.85 per hour. Filtered for Racine’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $32,980 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $27,940 to $37,120 per year.

Sheboygan

The Sheboygan, Wisconsin massage therapist average hourly wage is $20.79 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Sheboygan report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $14.11 to $26.45 per hour. Filtered for Sheboygan’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $43,240 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $29,350 to $55,010 per year.

Wausau

The Wausau, Wisconsin massage therapist average hourly wage is $19.29 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Wausau report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $18.83 to $21.53 per hour. Filtered for Wausau’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $40,120 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $39,170 to $44,780 per year.

Eastern Wisconsin

The Eastern Wisconsin massage therapist average hourly wage is $11.05 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Eastern Wisconsin report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $8.49 to $11.54 per hour. Filtered for Eastern Wisconsin’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $22,990 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $17,660 to $24,000 per year.

West Central Wisconsin

The West Central Wisconsin massage therapist average hourly wage is $17.01 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in West Central Wisconsin report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $12.75 to $21.67 per hour. Filtered for West Central Wisconsin’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $35,380 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $26,520 to $45,070 per year.

South Central Wisconsin

The South Central Wisconsin massage therapist average hourly wage is $15.72 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in South Central Wisconsin report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $11.75 to $19.55 per hour. Filtered for South Central Wisconsin’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $32,690 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $24,440 to $40,670 per year.

Northern Wisconsin

The Northern Wisconsin massage therapist average hourly wage is $17.83 according to the government survey. The middle fifty percent of earners in Northern Wisconsin report a massage therapist’s hourly earnings ranges from $15.21 to $21.94 per hour. Filtered for Northern Wisconsin’s annual massage therapist’s salary we discovered an average of $37,080 per year with the middle fifty percent range spread from $31,640 to $45,640 per year.

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