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Hi - this reply is for Emma - In central Indiana the rate for chair massage is $60.00 per hour. I do have a 1x a month chair gig for a corporation here where they pay $50.00 per hour. This gig is 4 hours in length, the company signs up the employees, there are two other therapists besides myself, I receive my check within 3 days, it is scheduled out at the start of the year for the full year, myself and the other therapists have gained private clients from this and the company finds another therapist if I am unable to be there on the monthly day. Another chair massage event recently I charged $65.00 per hour as it is a 1x a year event. Hope that helps.
Emma Torsey said:Choice,
What is the price range for this kinda gig? I have never done it before,but may be doing it soon.I have NO idea,so tell me how does one go about figuring the price to charge for such services?
All I can say Lisa.....and you know I like you....is that, at least for me, charging "affordable" came back to bite me in the a$$. People that want affordable massage can go to places like Massage Envy. I found out early (when I charged less) that my clients then had no problem bolting if they found someone who was cheaper. There are plenty of clients out there who will come in once every 2 weeks even if your rates are higher than what you think you can charge.....if they value your work. I know you work on mountain bike cyclists. I am a cyclist. I have no problem turning my money over to a bike store to get the latest gadget for my bike. I think that you cyclist clients would still come to you if your rates were upped a little. It's easy to come down on rates, but is much more difficult to raise rates.