Career Fair Offers Peek into Massage Therapy Student Futures

A massage therapy school in Las Vegas hosted a job fair yesterday to get students acquainted with their future employers and to let the public know about their massage therapy program. As pointed out by their press release, massage therapy schools are becoming more popular thanks to a loosening job market. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has predicted a steady incline in the number of open jobs for graduates in the last four years, a trend they expect to continue through the decade:

Las Vegas, NV, April 26, 2012 –(– Local Massage School hosts Free Job Fair for Licensed Massage Therapists (LMT). Wednesday April 25th, general massage community should hurry into the campus of European Massage Therapy School (EMTS) located at 9440 W. Sahara Suite 250, inside Village Square at 3pm where a lucrative career in massage therapy awaits you.

Bureau of Labor Statistics on employment change – Employment of massage therapists is expected to increase by 19 percent from 2008 to 2018, faster than the average for all occupations. Employment will grow as more people learn about the benefits of massage therapy. The number of spas, which employ a large number of therapists, has increased in recent years and will continue to do so. At the same time, there are an increasing number of massage clinic franchises making them available to a wider range of customers. More and more doctors are prescribing massage for chronic problems as the medical community recognizes the medical or therapeutic benefits of massage.

Job prospects are strong in Las Vegas. Nevada State Board of Massage Therapists regulates massage therapy profession, job opportunities should be available to those who complete formal training programs and pass a professionally and nationally recognized licensure examination.

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