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Massage Therapists

Treat patients by using touch to manipulate soft-tissue muscles.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$31.11 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  32.2%    Read more about outlook


Vocational training is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Interview patients to gather medical information.
  • Administer therapy treatments to patients using hands or physical treatment aids.
  • Maintain medical records.
  • Develop patient therapy programs.
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Job Title Examples:

Bodywork Therapist
Certified Massage Therapist (CMT)
Licensed Massage Practitioner

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