Survey: Most Massage Therapists are Happy, Satisfied with Their Careers

In a survey of nearly 1,200 massage therapists, Massage Tables Now found that most massage therapists are "very satisfied" or "satisfied" with their careers, and nearly all therapists surveyed (99 percent) believe their work has a positive impact on their clients.

Other key takeaways from the study include:

  • Overall, 88% of surveyed massage therapists are “very satisfied” or “satisfied” with their careers.
  • 99% of massage therapists believe their work has a positive impact on their clients.
  • Upon earning a massage license, 62% of therapists land a job in the field in less than 1 month, while 22% report earning a job at the 1 month mark.
  • 78% of therapists “strongly agree” or “agree” that their massage therapy training program prepared them for a career in the field.
  • Nearly 2 out of 3 massage therapists have experienced unwanted sexual advances from clients.

For an overview of the findings or to read the full study, visit www.massagetablesnow.com/blog/massage-therapist-career-satisfaction-study.

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New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Survey

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Reaching Out to Massage Clients During the Holidays

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Connecting with clients during the holiday season has become a customary part of most MTs’ annual marketing plans. But that doesn’t mean your client communications this time of year have to be a hard sell.

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Free Partner Webinar: How to Use Topical Analgesics in Your Bodywork

ABMP CE Summit sponsor Stopain Clinical is offering a free webinar for massage therapists and bodyworkers titled "How to Use Topical Analgesics in Your Bodywork" on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. ET.

The open-forum Q&A event will feature a panel hosted by InReach Health's Craig Hall and featuring Dr. Jeff Forman, Nathalie Cecelia, Teresa Matthews, and Mira Rucker.

ABMP CE Summit Course: A Global Approach to the Knee

Join Allison Denney as she connects connective tissue and manages muscle tissue in and around the knee. Take a closer look at what moves this knobby joint toward dysfunction and gain some perspectives and techniques that bring balance to an otherwise off-kilter structure. 

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