Massage Therapy

Massage Therapists

Average Annual Wages, May 2020

Perform therapeutic massages of soft tissues and joints. May assist in the assessment of range of motion and muscle strength, or propose client therapy plans.

In May 2020, the average annual wages for massage therapists in the top industries in which they worked were as follows:

All data is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Offices of Physicians

$55,440

Offices of Other Health Practitioners

$52,360

Other Amusement and Recreation Industries

$45,290

Traveler Accommodation

$44,230

Personal Care Services

$43,830

Centura College is committed to connecting communities and careers!

Massage Therapy training will provide you with the physical, technical, and academic skills to begin a career in the expanding field of massage therapy.

You will receive extensive training in massage and bodywork assessment, theory, and application, enabling you to perform a wide range of massage techniques in relaxation, pain management, and injury recovery. When you complete the program, you will be prepared to take the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) exam or the National Examination for State Licensing (NESL).

Then, you may choose to become a private practitioner opening your own massage therapy business, work in a salon or spa, or even travel the globe working in resorts or on a cruise ship. If you prefer clinical applications, work with a chiropractor or in a health club.

Industry-Focused Instruction

We meet with employers to assess industry needs. Our small class sizes and simulated work environments are a chance for you to learn and practice your new skills. You will train closely with our dedicated and experienced instructors.

We give you the knowledge you need to succeed

Our dedication to your education goes past enrollment. We offer career placement assistance to help you with your resume, job search, and interview prep.