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South Dakota Massage Therapy Insurance

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South Dakota Massage Insurance

Beauty & Bodywork Insurance (BBI) is licensed to sell massage therapy insurance in the Mount Rushmore State, including its major cities like Sioux Falls, Rapid City, and Aberdeen. BBI insurance for massage therapists includes general, professional, and products/completed operations liability, as well as coverage for claims of third-party property damage. You can also add coverage to keep your supplies, tools, and inventory safe from theft or damage.

South Dakota requires massage therapists to carry massage therapy liability insurance. We’ve got you covered! Check out our coverage details.

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(*Coverage not currently available in Missouri)

Modalities We Cover for South Dakota Massage Therapists & Bodyworkers

From the colossal Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial monuments to the dramatic landscapes of Badlands National Park, the Sunshine State is a destination with much to offer. Likewise, we know your massage therapy business may include multiple specialties. Get peace of mind with massage therapist liability insurance in South Dakota for:

Coverages & Pricing


Professional Liability policy

This policy is for professionals who work in the Beauty and Bodywork Industry.

$96/ year

Or $9.99/month

General & Professional Liability Limits

The most your policy will pay in a 12 month policy period for bodily injury and property damage claims that you become legally obligated to pay due to your business and professional services.


The maximum amount your policy will pay in a 12-month period for bodily injury and property damage claims that result from the products you use to perform your services. However, it does not cover products that are sold or distributed.


The amount that your policy will pay for claims arising out of one or more of the following offenses:
-False Arrest, detention or imprisonment
-Malicious prosecution
-Wrongful Eviction or Wrongful Entry
-Oral or written publications that slander or libels a person or organization
-Oral or written publication or material that violates a person’s right of privacy
-The use of another’s advertising idea in your advertisement


The maximum the insurance carrier will pay for a bodily injury or property damage claim that you become legally obligated to pay due to your business and professional services.


Applies to damage by fire to premises rented to the insured and to damage regardless of cause to premises (including contents) occupied by the insured for 7 days or less.


A general liability coverage that reimburses others, without regard to the insured’s liability, for medical or funeral expenses incurred by such persons as a result of bodily injury or death sustained by accident under the conditions specified in the policy.

Any One Person: $5,000

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South Dakota Massage Therapy Resources

Massage Industry Fast Facts

South Dakota massage employment statistics as of May 2023:

  • Median hourly wage: $22.38
  • Mean hourly wage: $23.52
  • Annual mean wage: $48,920


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Massage Therapist in South Dakota

To become a massage therapist in South Dakota, you must obtain a massage therapist license from the South Dakota Board of Massage Therapy. This license is required to practice massage therapy and needs to be renewed every two years. To apply for a license, you must:

  • Complete 500 hours of massage therapy education
  • Pass the MBLEx, NCETM exam, NCETMB exam, or NBCA exam
  • Submit a notarized application
  • Have official transcripts and exam scores sent directly to the board
  • Submit proof of liability insurance
  • Pay the application fee


For more information about the South Dakota massage therapy license, visit the South Dakota Board of Massage Therapy. Or check out this list of board-approved schools.

More Helpful Links

Learn more about massage therapy in South Dakota with these resources, including some useful guides from our Beauty and Bodywork Insurance blog.


Why Choose BBI for South Dakota Massage Insurance?

Beauty and Bodywork Insurance provides affordable, top-notch bodywork and massage insurance in South Dakota. With convenient online purchasing, instant coverage, and dedicated customer service representatives, our policy options give you the confidence to care for your clients without worry. Click below and discover the zen of BBI coverage for yourself!

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$9.99/ month

Or $96/year
(that's less than 27 cents a day!)