Why Massage School?

Job Growth

Employment for massage therapists is expected to increase 23% from 2012 to 2022.
—US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Massage Therapist was ranked the 5th fastest-growing job in the USA by 24/7 Wall Street in 2012.
—USA Today Article September 2013

Employment Opportunities

Licensed Massage Therapists(LMT's) work in:

and perform both medical and relaxation/therapeutic massage.

Earning Power

In 2012, the median annual income for a massage therapist was $35,980.
—US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

According to the AMTA, the average hourly wage for massage therapists (including tips) is $31 per hour.
—AMTA Survey, 2013

Be Your Own Boss

In 2012, the median annual income for a massage therapist was $35,980.
—US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

#1 of Top 10 Careers for 2011

“According to the U.S. Labor Dept., this field is projected to grow in demand as baby boomers age and people of all generations recognize the physical and mental health benefits associated with massage therapy.”
—Bloomberg / Business Week

—AMTA Survey, 2012

Roughly 34.5 million people received a total of 145 million massages in 2012.
—AMTA Research Report, 2013

Massage and Health Care