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Career Guidance

Keyword: career guidance

Career Direction Self-Evaluation
Better understanding what you want from your massage therapy career requires you to evaluate your goals.
Careers Within Franchises

Whether you are currently an independent contractor, new to the profession or seeking a position within a more structured environment, pursuing a career within a franchise may be for you.

Choosing an Employer

Help for when you're making decisions about where to work.

Fitness and Sports Massage

An increasing number of athletes are integrating massage therapy into their regular training programs. Read more about breaking into sports massage.

Professional Performance Guidelines

Performance guidelines and standards help advance the massage therapy profession.

Responsibilities of Being an Employee
Learn more about what you can expect as an employee practicing massage therapy.
Self-Employed Resources

Many massage therapists choose to be independent contractors or own their own practices. AMTA offers a host of business development and marketing tools for massage therapists choosing to be self-employed.

Setting Long-Term Goals
Long-term goals help you stay focused on where you are- and where you want to be- in your career as a massage therapist.
Sources of Job Leads

Quality sources of job leads are important, whether you have many years of massage experience or are embarking on a new career as a massage therapist.

Writing a Massage Therapy Cover Letter

Learn how to write a cover letter that will stand out for prospective massage therapy employers, and download a sample cover letter.

"I am very glad to be aligned with a professional organization that gives so much to its members."

Satu F., AMTA member since 2003

We are AMTA

AMTA has long been the leading choice among massage therapists looking to establish themselves within the profession. We provide our members with the strongest benefits and promote massage therapy to the public and health care community.

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