Help for Every Stage of Your Career! Massage Career Guides are books/ebooks that are written by Julie Onofrio, LMP, author and creator of this website. Everything from helping you deciding if you want to become a massage therapist, finding a job in massage or starting your massage business, these books have been written for the many massage therapists out there who are dreaming of creating a successful massage business.
A Career in Massage -Is it for you? What massage schools and associations won’t tell you about becoming a massage therapist.
Massage Therapy is one of the latest trends in careers and is being talked about as the career with the largest growth rate and job potentials. Many people are using massage as a way to deal with stress, heal from injuries and various conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, whiplash and things like depression and anxiety. More doctors are referring patients to massage therapists for stress related conditions.
There are more jobs available with the introduction of franchises and the many spas and resorts that make massage a main part of their services. Many massage therapists start their own business and learn to market themselves while helping others. Many people come to a career in massage mainly for that reason – to help others.
Behind the many jobs and new opportunities is another side to it all. When massage therapists find out that entry level jobs start at $12-$15 an hour, they are often shocked and unable to pay their high student loan payments. But it can be another way when you know what you are getting into and what you can do to be successful in a career in massage.
Massage is not just about helping. It is about being of service which is very different. It…