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Massage Therapists (31-9011)

Perform therapeutic massages of soft tissues and joints. May assist in the assessment of range of motion and muscle strength, or propose client therapy plans.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 518 560 8.11 34 29 67
United States 159800 195200 0.0 11100 9600 24200
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 22.77 10.86 14.43 20.97 28.74 38.06
Alaska 37.88 10.64 12.60 39.71 57.25 63.92
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 37.28 10.64 12.37 37.84 58.03 64.46
Fairbanks North Star Borough 32.76 10.82 11.45 23.08 52.64 62.32
Balance of State 43.31 10.79 42.12 48.66 54.54 61.31

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.