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Massage Therapy as a healing art and vocational practice continues to gain more and more recognition and respect through National Certification, improved state & local legislation, scientific research, and increased acceptance by related professions. As more people seek to improve their health and, as massage therapists educate their communities about the benefits of massage, the demand for highly qualified practitioners will continue to grow.

Massage Therapists generally earn $40-$70 an hour in moderate income cities. In large cosmopolitan areas therapists earn closer to $70-$90 an hour and potentially more in resorts. Graduate therapists of our program entering the market place can choose to be self-employed, or find jobs in any of the work environments in the partial list below:

• acupuncture and   acupressure clinics
• alcohol/drug   rehabilitation
• airports
• athletic teams
• chiropractic offices
• clients' homes
• corporations
• cruise ships
• film and TV   production co.

• healing centers
• hair salons
• health and wellness   clinics/fitness clubs
• health expos
• hospitals
• home offices
• medical centers
• onsite at book stores   and health food stores
• physical therapy   clinics
• psychology clinics
• resorts and retreats
• retirement and nursing   homes
• ski and recreational   areas
• spas
• sports medicine and   rehabilitation facilities
• tanning salons
• trade shows
• holistic healing centers

The future looks bright for Massage Therapists. Business opportunities, earning potential, and the stimulating & challenging nature of massage make for a richly rewarding path that continues to expand with greater public awareness.

Check out these links for more information on massage jobs.
Massage Job Summary & Massage Jobs Outlook US Bureau of Labor & Statistics