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Licensed Massage Therapist, Independent Contractor Position

We are looking for an independent contractor to offer Swedish and Deep Tissue Massage services out of our studio in Milwaukee’s Third Ward. We have dedicated hours to offer interested candidates.


  • Must be licensed and insured to work as a Massage Therapist or Bodywork Therapist in the State of Wisconsin

  • Must be reliable and responsive to texts/phone calls from management.

  • Must be detailed oriented and take SOAP notes on clients.

  • Certified in CPR and AED.

  • Contractors are responsible for filling their own books. We provide the booking system and use some strategies to drive traffic to our contractors, but it should be understood that this is an independent contractor position and we can not guarantee bookings. Most of our clients are long-time regulars with whom we have each taken the time to build relationships.


  • Compensation by service performed. 50% commission plus tips. As an independent contractor, you will receive the full 50% without taxes withheld. Taxes are your responsibility to be paid.

  • Payment is processed through Somatic Arts Massage’s payment processer. Cash payments left in a locked, secure location. Cash tips may be taken home immediately. Contractor is paid on the 1st and 15th of each month. Contractor is responsible for logging client payments every day immediately after service via Square Point of Sale.

  • 30 mins finishing time in between appointments.


Our business is in a small room adjunct to a Yoga Studio. Contractor is responsible for securing the studio during and after sessions by making sure the door is locked when no one is present at the front desk. A security camera system is in place in the Yoga studio and on the floor for the safety/security of all.

We provide you with the following:

  • Clean Table Linens/towels
  • Massage table & table heater

  • Hot Stone set

  • Cupping Therapy sets

  • Massage Oils, Lotions and Essential Oils

  • Online booking system (Vagaro)

  • Featured on our website (

What we are looking for in a team member...

Both experienced and new therapists alike are encouraged to apply.

  • If you are new to the industry, we ask that you are confident in your skills.

  • If you are highly experienced/a veteran Massage Therapist, we ask that you are humble. 

  • Honesty and communication are highly valued. Please be responsive and honest.

  • Regardless of experience level, we ask that you are coachable and receptive to feedback.

If interested, please fill out this application on Vagaro and then email us your resume. You can also contact us at (414) 491-5158 or if you have any questions.

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