New Mexico Massage Therapists Salary - NM
According to a report published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national median hourly salary for massage therapists was about $16.78 in 2008, including tips—or just under $35,000 yearly (based on a 40 hour work week.) More than half earned between $11 and $26 per hour, while the bottom ten percent earned $8.00 or less per hour. The top ten percent earned nearly $34.00 per hour (or $70,000 per year, based on a 40 hour work week.) New Mexico is an ideal market for massage therapists, especially since Indeed.com says that the average New Mexico massage therapists salary is up to $62,000 in 2009.
Salaries vary across the state, of course. Here are two major New Mexico cities and their respective average annual salaries for massage therapists, as recorded by Indeed.com:
- Albuquerque, New Mexico Massage Therapist Salary: $48,000
- Santa Fe, New Mexico Massage Therapist Salary: $50,000