Career Outlook for Massage Therapists

Also known as:  Deep Tissue Massage Therapist, Licensed Massage Practitioner, Licensed Massage Therapist, Massage Therapist, Masseur, Masseuse, Massotherapist, Rolfer, Swedish Masseuse
The overall job outlook for Massage Therapist careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 86.46 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 14.41 percent per year. Demand for Massage Therapists is expected to go up, with an expected 85,560 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 17.81 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Massage Therapists in the following states
California 9,240
Florida 4,970
Texas 4,340
Washington 2,810
Illinois 2,720
Georgia 2,020
New York 1,970
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Massage Therapists
Mississippi 70
Puerto Rico 80
Wyoming 80
South Dakota 90
Delaware 100
Guam 110
Rhode Island 110