Find a Massage in Georgia
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You can find massage therapists listed in these Georgia cities:
- Sandy Springs
The Georgia Board of Massage Therapy oversees the professional practice of massage therapy in the state. The Board sets specific standards in education, training, and experience that all prospective and current massage therapists in Georgia must meet in order to obtain or renew their license.
Massage therapy is becoming increasingly recognized as an effective, empirically-supported treatment modality. Medical research claims common health concerns such as headaches, digestive issues, joint issues, sports injuries, chronic stress, anxiety, physical pain, and muscular issues may be effectively addressed by a certified massage therapist. In Georgia, the Board ensures high standards of treatment for the 10.3 million people who live in the region.
According to information published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, an estimated 1,840 people were employed as massage therapists in Georgia in 2015. The industry had a location quotient of 0.67, which indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the state than average. In 2015, massage therapists in Georgia earned a mean annual wage of $30,440.
- 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
- Georgia Board of Massage Therapy. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/33
- Mayo Clinic. (2015). Massage: Get in touch with its many benefits. Retrieved from http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/stress-management/in-depth/massage/art-20045743
- United States Census Bureau. (n.d.). Quickfacts: Georgia. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/table/PST045216/13