Massage Therapy Career Articles

Articles about massage career and massage schools

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for massage therapists is looking good. They see the growth in jobs from 2014 to 2024 to be 22% which is much higher than average. The 2015 median pay was $38,040 per year or about $18.29 per hour.

Here you will find lots more information like this and much more about the massage industry in general and you can become part of it. Do you need training? Where can you get training? Do you need a license? Is it better to work for someone or work alone?How do I find a job after massage school?

There is much to learn before you decide to become a massage therapist and even more to keep up to date with all the latest trends. MassageSchoolsGuide.com is here to help you with that task.

Massage Therapy Career Opportunities Survey

Massage Therapy Career Opportunities Survey

Can I Find a Job in Massage Therapy? Recently we posted part of a survey created by Massage Tables Now, a small company out of Illinois who help practitioners “choose the right massage equipment”. You can see the first part of the survey of 1,200 massage therapist here.            

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Massage Therapists and On-the-Job Injuries

Massage Therapists and On-the-Job Injuries

Massage Therapist Injuries & How to Prevent Them The benefits of becoming a massage therapist are many. The job outlook is strong, there’s a large potential for self-employment, and you get to help others achieve maximum health and wellness. However, not all of the massage therapist’s work is beneficial. Massage is a physically demanding skill, […]

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Do Massage Therapists Enjoy Their Career Choice Survey

Do Massage Therapists Enjoy Their Career Choice Survey

Is Massage Therapy a Good Career? Massage Tables Now, a small company out of Illinois who help practitioners “choose the right massage equipment”, conducted a survey with 1,200 massage therapists to learn about their career satisfaction. Below are just some of the highlights of their findings but if you want to learn more, you should […]

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Feeling Unwell As A Massage Therapist

Feeling Unwell As A Massage Therapist

What To Do When You Don’t Feel Well As A Massage Therapist by Dr. Jane Garofano Being a healthy massage therapist requires that the therapist be healthy physically and mentally; ie, body and mind. As we know researchers have determined that the massage therapist has been effective in the areas of pain, stress, fibromyalgia, cancer, […]

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Is a Massage Therapy Career Right For Me

Is a Massage Therapy Career Right For Me

By Dr. Jane Garofano, Ph.D., NCTMB Massage Therapy is a professional career included in health care practitioners which also includes Nurses, PT’s and other health related careers all requiring a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. Before anyone decides that a career in massage therapy is for them, it is important to consider […]

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How Important is Accreditation

How Important is Accreditation

Is Massage School Accreditation Important? When it comes to choosing the right massage school, almost every education expert recommends looking for accreditation. By definition, accreditation is a process of review performed by an overseeing body to ensure that the program (and the school) meets certain regulations. Accrediting bodies range from general educational organizations to massage-specific […]

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Physical Education Requirements at Massage Schools

Physical Education Requirements at Massage Schools

What Physical Education Will I Need For Massage School? If you’re getting ready to start massage school, you probably have a good idea of the classes you’ll be expected to take. A little anatomy and physiology will be complement by some hands-on work. You’ll learn different massage modalities and maybe even the history of how […]

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Is Massage School Right For You

Is Massage School Right For You

How to Know if Massage Therapy School is for You? By Lana J. Russell, RMT As a student, one of the first questions to ask yourself is; why are you considering massage therapy as a career? Some students go to massage therapy school to get out of mundane corporate, 9 to 5 lifestyle. Other students […]

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Massage for the Un-Massageable

Massage for the Un-Massageable

Massaging People With Aids I came across a blog by a massage therapist who has been contracted by a facility to provide massage for what he refers to as PWAs… people with AIDS. The therapist is documenting each of the 100 massages that he (or she – I can’t tell) is providing. The therapist talks […]

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Who Are Today’s Massage Therapists

Who Are Today’s Massage Therapists

A Look at Today’s Massage Therapists According to an  IBIS World Industry Report back in January 2015, they say it is “estimated that there are 300,000 to 350,000 massage therapists and massage school students in the United States.”  But just who are these therapists and what are their demographics. Today’s Massage Therapist The AMTA or […]

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