Demographic information on Massage therapists in the US. The average age of male Massage therapists in the workforce is 38.8 and of female Massage therapists is 40, and the most common race/ethnicity for Massage therapists is White.
Data on higher education choices for Massage therapists from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Massage therapists is Business but a relatively high number of Massage therapists hold a major in Natural Resources & Conservation.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Massage therapists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Massage therapists need many skills, but most especially Critical Thinking, Speaking, and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Massage therapists need more than the average amount of Service Orientation, Operations Analysis, and Speaking.
Projections on wages and job growth for Massage therapists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Massage therapists are expected to see a growth of 21.6% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.