March 30, 2014

Wanted: Massage Therapists

Massages feel incredible. Through the manipulation of your muscles, massages help relieve pain, rehab injuries, improve circulation, reduce stress, boost relaxation, and promote wellness. A good massage will leave you feeling like a new person. Talented massage therapist are always in high demand.

Massage therapy is a growing field. In most states, it is a regulated job niche that requires a license. Most massage therapists attend postsecondary institutions to complete their massage studies. Studies include kinesiology, body mechanics, disease, ethics, physiology, anatomy, and business. It may sound intimidating to get going in the field of massage therapy, but it’s a cool job that is totally within your grasp.

Massage therapists work in all sorts of places – spas, hospitals, offices, fitness centers, and resorts. There are jobs all over the world. There is both full time and part time work for qualified massage therapists. Most massage therapists build a loyal clientele and can keep themselves as busy as they would like to be.

Working as a massage therapist allows for flexibility, job security, and decent pay. According to the BLS, the median annual wage for massage therapists was $35,970 in 2012. Quality massages are something that people all over the world desire. It’s a multi-billion dollar industry and it’s a job that you need to consider.

If you are good with people, have a vast knowledge of massage, and are talented with your hands, you’ll be a successful massage therapist. If you haven’t already considered this fun career, then add it to your list today.

You can start you massage therapist job search on the JobMonkey Job Board right now.

About this Author 

Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.

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