Mangalayatan University
Mangalayatan University

Massage Therapy Salary

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Massage therapy is an excellent way to relive the patient from chronic pains or conditions using various bodywork techniques and touch therapies. The massage therapy not only helps in healing the different problems of the body but also relieves the patient from stress. Apart from all this, such therapies also help improve blood circulation, enhance overall wellness and relaxation purposes.

Massage therapy is today one of the growing career options across the world as people are attracted towards natural ways of healing rather than medical options that can give side effects to the body in some or the other way. There are plenty of massage therapy institutes all across the world some renowned for their special massage techniques and some renowned for the technical training. The massage therapy salary depends on the type of massage therapist a professional is.

Types of Massage

  • Swedish Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Cranio Sacral Therapy
  • Trigger Point Technique
  • Aromatherapy Massage
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Lomilomi Massage
  • Clothed-Seated Chair Massage
  • Ancient Thai Massage
  • Myosketal Alignment Technique( MAT)
  • MA-URI Massage
  • Relaxation Massage
  • Tui Na (Chinese Massage)

Massage Therapist Wages and Salary Range

Massage works into the deeper layers of muscle ad connective tissue using various techniques and hand pressures on particular points which enhance the functions in the body and promote overall and wellness. Massage involves working and different techniques. Some of the manipulative and body-based methods are :

  • Acupressure
  • Body work
  • Chiropractic
  • Manipulative therapy
  • Massage therapy
  • Manual lymphatic drainage
  • Naprapathy
  • Postural Integration (PI)
  • Structural Integration
  • Shiatsu
  • Tui na
  • Yoga Massage

The average salary of massage therapist is estimated around INR 1, 75,000- 2, 25,000 Per annum whereas an experienced may earn around INR 3,50,000 - 5,00,000 per annum. There is no question on how lucrative a massage therapist career would be as they get an excellent salary package and rewarding working options around the world. People, today are getting more and more conscious about their health and are switching towards healthy and natural ways of healing among which Ayurveda and massage is considered to be the best methods ever. When it comes to work abroad, there are greater opportunities outside India but on the other hand, massage therapist requirements in India have relatively increased when compared to the previous few years.