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Research from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows massage therapy is a steadily developing industry in the state of New York. Massage therapists are highly educated in human physiology and are specially trained to manipulate the body’s soft tissues in order to reduce stress, improve circulation, and increase relaxation. The number of licensed massage therapists in New York make up approximately 0.02% of the state population. Of the 19.7 million residents in the state, about 4,610 individuals are reported to work as massage therapists. In New York, massage therapists were paid an annual mean wage of $62,980.
 
Massage therapy in New York is governed by the New York State Education Department. In order to become a licensed massage therapist in New York an applicant must:
 
Be a person with high morals
Be at least 18 years old
Fulfill all education and examination requirements
Have acquired sufficient experience in massage therapy
Have successfully completed a course in CPR within 3 years before applying for licensure
 
Licensed massage therapists in New York may offer expert massage services in a variety of settings. Common establishments that offer treatment include spas, salons, health clubs, hospitals, nursing homes, and clinics.
 
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. 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
  3. New York State Education Department. (2015). Massage therapy: License requirements. Retrieved from http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/mt/mtlic.htm
  4. United States Census Bureau. (n.d.). Quickfacts: New York. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/table/PST045216/36