Massage Therapist Salary in California - CA

Massage therapists in California are paid well above the average annual national salary.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average massage therapist salary in California is $42,530 in comparison to the average annual national wage of $38,660.  In addition, the city of Chico, California is rated the second highest top paying metropolitan area in the United States with an annual wage of $76,980.

The following list represents the average massage therapist salary in California by major cities.  As you will note, all the cities are showing above average wages as reported by indeed.com.

Anaheim, California $52,000
Beverly Hills, California $57,000
Burbank, California $57,000
Carmel, California $53,000
Fresno, California $51,000
Hollywood, California $56,000
Laguna Beach, California $53,000
Los Angeles, California $57,000
Monterey, California $54,000
Newport Beach, California $54,000
Oakland, California $65,000
Palm Springs, California $52,000
Palo Alto, California $68,000
Pasadena, California $56,000
Redondo Beach, California $57,000
Sacramento, California $53,000
San Diego, California $51,000
San Francisco, California $66,000
San Jose, California $66,000
Santa Barbara, California $49,000
Santa Cruz, California $64,000
Santa Monica, California $58,000


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            Advanced Professional Massage Therapy Program
            • Offers training in various types of massage therapy, physical therapy/sports rehab, and personal fitness training & wellness.
            • Teaches in an environment that promotes learning and encourages empathetic and compassionate therapists.
            • Career service professionals work directly with students from the start of their program, and help them pursue employment in day spas, luxury hotels, cruise ships, and other locations.
            • Students can work in the SOCHI Massage Clinic to gain experience and build their career skills.
            • Financial aid representatives help students develop a personalized financial plan to finance their tuition.
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            Relaxation Therapist
            • Provides students the opportunity to train at home in their spare time to get their high school diploma, train for a new career, or enhance current skills.
            • Offers programs in psychology/social work, business management, medical billing, criminal justice, and more.
            • Member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).
            • Features a fully flexible schedule with no classes to attend, leaving the study pace up to the student.
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            Massage Therapy/Therapist
            • One of the largest massage therapy schools in the nation teaching since 1979.
            • First massage school in California to be nationally accredited.
            • Has a successful job placement record— 86% of graduates get placed into work in massage therapy.
            • Provides massage therapist education with multiple methods to ensure every student learns the material.
            • Offers lifetime career placement assistance and holds partnerships with a variety of employers.
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            Mayfield College , Cathedral City
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            • A Better Business Bureau (BBB) Accredited Business, with an A+ rating.
            • Computer Support Technician program is based on guidelines set by the Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) and Microsoft.
            • Offers free student services, including tutoring, campus internet access, career placement, and a student lounge.
            • Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).
            • 2 locations in Cathedral City and Twentynine Palms, California.
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            Start your career with training from Blake Austin College - Beauty Academy. We offer programs in cosmetology, massage therapy, and holistic health, plus a combination esthetics/massage program.