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How Do I Advance in My Massage Therapist Career

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If you have made the decision to attend massage therapy school or if you have already graduated, you are on the right track. Like any other career, advancement requires some patience. There will be some challenges along the way. Thankfully, these obstacles are not impossible to overcome. Those with willpower and determination will climb the ladder and maximize their earnings and possibly even their autonomy.

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How much does massage therapy school cost?

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Attending massage therapy school prepares you for a rewarding and exciting career as a therapist. Settings where you may work include spas, cruise liners, hotels, physician's’ offices, self-employment, and health clubs. At present, there are more than 300 accredited massage therapy institutions in America. However, before you get a job in one, you will need your education, and before that can happen, you will need to determine where you will attend and how you will pay for the opportunity.

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How do massage therapist salaries compare?

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There is great earning potential for a massage therapist in today’s marketplace. The salary of a therapist depends on where they work and the type of massage they provide. Studies have shown that a median massage therapist salary is approximately $37,000. Depending on your skill, location, and client base, yours could be higher or lower.

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Becoming a Massage Therapist in New Jersey

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One of the most popular career choices right now is massage therapy. The reasons why range from being well paid to enjoying it as a professional job. However, there are steps that need to be taken for you to become a professional in the massage therapy field. One of the first steps is to find a good massage therapy school where you can enroll and learn the skills, information, and knowledge needed to become a professional massage therapist.

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Is massage therapy a growing field?

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Massage therapy is one of the hottest employment fields in today’s job market. Studies show that this field will continue to grow in the short-term as well as the long-term. Part of the reason why massage therapy is in high demand is because of the fact that a large percentage of our population is rapidly aging and desires/requires massage treatment. This segment of the population is referred to as the baby boomers. Let's dig into the future of massage therapy and explain why it is a growing field. 

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What kinds of institutions hire massage therapists?

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Massage therapists have great earning opportunities. However, your salary will vary depending on
where you work, the opportunities you get, and how well you exploit them. According to the 2016-2017 Occupational Outlook Handbook from the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the median salary stands at $37,180 per year.

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Now is the perfect time to enter the field of massage therapy

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What is the East/West Program?

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If you've decided to pursue a career in massage therapy, then you're going to want to find a massage therapy certification program. H
owever, not every program offers the same type of massage therapy education. If you want to take a program that is comprehensive in its subject matter, you should take a look at the
Comprehensive Massage Therapy Program offered by the Institute of Therapeutic Massage.

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What is the Oncology Massage Certification Program?

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When it comes to pursuing a career in massage therapy there are a number of specializations that you could study. While being certified in the basics of massage therapy is enough to kickstart your career, having training in certain specializations can help to boost your ability to find employment and to increase your salary. For example, the Institute for Therapeutic Massage offers a number of different programs, including anOncology Massage Certification Program.

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Helpful Tips to Land Your First Job After Massage Therapy School

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If you have completed massage therapy school or you are close to completing your massage therapy classes, the next step regarding the use of your education, skill, and experience is to land your first job. There is no set method or approach to landing your first job after massage therapy school. However, there are a variety of tips that you can utilize to help you land your first massage therapy job. Some of these tips include:

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