Overview of Massage Therapy Career Options

A career in massage therapy offers flexibility, variety and the satisfaction of helping others. Not only does a career in massage therapy offer you all these benefits, but the demand for massage therapy has been fairly stable in the past five years.

Workplace Settings

Your clients could include spa goers, pregnant women, infants, hospice patients, athletes, people with injuries, seniors and corporate employees. The broad career categories chosen by most massage therapists are:

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How to Select Your Career Path

If you’re not sure which massage therapy career path is right for you, check out the AMTA's Massage Therapist Career Path Assessment Quiz for more insight into which setting might best fit with your skills. Talk with other massage therapists and gain a sense of the expectations.

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