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Reports from the United States Census Bureau indicate the state of California was home to more than 39 million people in 2016. The median income for state residents in 2015 was $61,818. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), California has the highest number of professional massage therapists in the United States. In 2015, approximately 14,330 people worked as massage therapists in California, and they earned a mean annual wage of $44,480.
 
Massage therapy in California is overseen by the California Massage Therapy Council. Some of the requirements for certification in massage therapy include:

  • The applicant must be at least 18 years old
  • Successful completion of massage-related curricula totaling at least 500 hours or credit unit equivalent
  • Successful completion of an exam approved by the California Massage Therapy Council
  • Successful completion of a Live Scan fingerprint background check
  • Adherence to the rules and code of conduct of the California Massage Therapy Council
  • Payment of all certification fees 

References:

  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2016). Occupational employment and wages, may 2015: 31-9011 massage therapists. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes319011.htm
  2. California Massage Therapy Council. (n.d.). Applicants for certification. Retrieved from https://www.camtc.org/massage-professionals/applicants-for-certification/
  3. United States Census Bureau. (n.d.). Quickfacts: California. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/table/PST045216/06