Profession

Massage Therapist


Description

Massage therapist is a common title used to describe both women and men who perform massage therapy. These professionals help relax and soothe client ailments by manipulating their soft tissues. The term 'masseuse' is used to describe a female who gives massages, while 'masseur' is the equivalent term for a male in this profession.

Job Prospect

Low

Work Environment

he environments in which massage therapists work vary and can include health or chiropractic clinics, spas, vacation resorts and fitness centers. Many massage therapists are self-employed. They spend most of their shifts standing and performing repetitive tasks, which may be hard on their hands and wrists. Many of these workers only find part time employment.

General and Personal Skills Required

Average Salary

Cost of Training

Recommended Level of Education

Secondary School

Professional Skills / Tools Required

Associated Disciplines