The 100 Best Jobs of 2017
U.S. News & World Report recently published the 100 Best Jobs of 2017. In it, they’ve confirmed the growing consensus that massage therapy has evolved into one of the best healthcare support professions in the industry. According to the report, the profession of Massage Therapist was ranked number five of the best healthcare support jobs—as well as ranked in the top 100 overall best jobs in the country. The news organization ranked professions based on pay, room to advance, and overall career satisfaction.
Massage Therapists relieve pain, alleviate stress, treat injury & muscle soreness, and simply make people feel good. One of the key attributes to this career is its wide range of specialty treatments to choose from. With many types of treatment, massage therapists can become experts in many modalities. Some of these include deep-tissue massage, reflexology, sports massage, hydrotherapy, and more.
From hospitals & medical centers – to private practice & professional sports centers, massage therapists have more specialized niches than ever. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the profession to grow 22 percent in the next seven years—adding close to 37,000 more careers to this field. There is no better time to learn more about this career and if it’s the right fit for you. If you’re interested in exploring a profession in Massage Therapy, call The Soma Institute today to find out more, at 1.800.694.5314.