Online Massage Therapy Schools Near You or Related Programs

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Massage Therapy Schools Near You

If you are self-motivated, enjoy interacting with people and helping others de-stress or learn to relax, a career in massage therapy may be your perfect fit!

The massage therapy field is growing rapidly. In fact, the U.S. Department of Labor expects employment opportunities for massage therapists to increase between 18 and 26 percent by 2014. You can train for a massage therapy career to meet the growing demand!

The American public is becoming increasingly busy; people are struggling to balance their careers, families, and all of the hustle and bustle of everyday life. This has created more demand for massage therapists to help alleviate daily stresses and strains. People also seek out therapists for relief of pain from accident and sports injuries.

It is even becoming increasingly popular for workplaces to offer massage benefits. The rising interest in alternative medicine has also helped spur the growth of this field. According to the American Massage Therapy Association, consumers spend $4 to $6 billion a year on visits to massage therapists!

Career Opportunities
A number of self-employed massage therapists enjoy the flexibility to create their own schedules, while others may work for a salon, spa, resort, or with a chiropractor or an athletic organization.

Salary Range
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, most massage therapists get paid an hourly wage plus tips, usually earning between 15 and 20 percent of their income from gratuities. However, those who work in a hospital or other medical setting usually do not receive tips.

The median hourly earnings for massage therapists is $15.36, which includes tips. The middle 50 percent earn between $9.78 and $23.82 an hour, while the highest 10 percent earn more than $32.21 and the lowest 10 percent earn less than $7.16.
Massage Therapy Training Programs.

Massage therapy training programs can provide you with an understanding of the different massage techniques and the different ways in which massage can relieve pain and promote relaxation. Students also get a solid grasp of the basics of anatomy and physiology, as well as knowledge of basic business management and professional ethics.

Most states require that massage therapists be licensed, complete a formal massage therapy education and pass a state or national certification exam. Some states also require massage therapists to take continuing education classes. Check the specific requirements for your state and then find the right massage therapy school to put your career as a massage therapist in motion!

If you love working with people and helping them feel better, why not change your own life for the better with a career you will enjoy? Now is the time to take the first step and find a massage therapy training school that is right for you!

Most Popular Massage Therapy Schools

Southwest Institute of Healing Arts
1100 E Apache Blvd
Tempe, AZ 85281

Omaha School of Massage
9748 Park Drive
Omaha, NE 68127

Utah College-Massage Therapy
25 South 300 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

National Holistic Institute
3031 Tisch Way #1
San Jose, CA 95128

Boulder College of Massage Therapy
6255 Longbow Drive #101
Boulder, CO 80301

National Holistic Institute Massage School
5900 Doyle Street
Emeryville, CA 94608

Massage Therapy Inst
1441 York Street
Denver, CO 80206

Ann Arbor Institute of Massage Therapy
180 Jackson Plaza
Ann Arbor, MI 48103