Can Massage Therapy Be a Good Career Choice?
Finding the career you love can be pretty challenging. These days most people choose jobs that sound and look nice without going into the details. That’s why there are so many people working in offices who can’t even explain what exactly they are doing during their working hours. If you want to find a flexible and well-paid job, consider starting a career in massage therapy.
The good thing is that most massage courses are pretty affordable and quite effective. You will not have to spend four years of your life learning just theory. And yes, it will not leave you with horrible student debt. Within a matter of months, you will be able to learn both theoretical and practical parts.
Also, it is not a problem to find employment right after school. According to recent statistics, 65% of massage therapists run their own shops. As a professional masseuse, you will be able to find a job in spas, nursing homes, shopping malls, chiropractor offices, gyms, hotels, cruise ships, and recreational facilities. As you can understand, there are plenty of opportunities. Can you find a person who wouldn’t like a good massage right after long hours of sitting at their desks?
Another great thing about a massage career is that you can make your own schedule. You can either work for multiple companies at the same time and choose your working hours or become self-employed. You will be able to earn as much as you want; most massage therapists price their services on their own after building their client lists.
Learn more about being a self-employed massage therapist in the infographic below: