The price of a massage therapist, the highest salary in the country, has skyrocketed over the past year.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the salary for a massage parlor rose to $6.67 an hour in February, up from $5.25 an hour a year ago.
The Bureau of Labour Statistics also found that a masseur makes $10.10 an hour, a jump of 22% from $8.20 in the same month last year.
The biggest increase in salaries was at massage parlors in Miami, where a $14.95 an hour was recorded in February.
A masseur in Chicago, who earns $20 an hour at her massage studio, also earned $11.20 an, while a massage masseur who works in a Los Angeles salon earned $19.60 an hour.
In San Francisco, a massage salon assistant was paid $18 an hour and a masseus in Portland earned $16.80 an hour – a 37% increase.
This is an update of an article published on Football Italian on February 12, 2019, which was updated on January 31, 2020.