MASSAGE THERAPIST

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Perform therapeutic massages of soft tissues and joints. May assist in the assessment of range of motion and muscle strength, or propose client therapy plans.

OTHER JOB TITLES

Bodywork Therapist, Certified Massage Therapist (CMT), Clinical Massage Therapist, Integrated Deep Tissue Massage Therapist, Licensed Massage Practitioner (LMP), Licensed Massage Therapist, Massage Therapist, Medical Massage Therapist, Registered Massage Therapist, Therapeutic Massage Technician

JOB TASKS

  • Massage and knead muscles and soft tissues of the body to provide treatment for medical conditions, injuries, or wellness maintenance.

  • Confer with clients about their medical histories and problems with stress or pain to determine how massage will be most helpful.

  • Apply finger and hand pressure to specific points of the body.

  • Maintain treatment records.

  • Assess clients’ soft tissue condition, joint quality and function, muscle strength, and range of motion.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • Workers on average earn $29.71/hr. – $61,790 annual.
  • Projected Growth (2019-2029) Much faster than average (8% or Higher)
  • Projected job openings (2019-2029) 22,000

REQUIRED EDUCATION

High School Diploma/Equivalent, Certificate After High School

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