Top Illinois Message Therapy Certification Schools
If you wish to become a Massage Therapist in Illinois it is a requirement that you have graduated from an accredited Massage Therapy School.
Listed below are some of the top Massage Therapy Schools and related programs near you.
Please note: If you wish to view schools in another area, or if you do not see any results below, please use the search widget in the sidebar.
If a career as a Massage Therapist strongly appeals to you then there could be no better time to pursue your dreams. The demand for Massage Therapists has been growing steadily and is projected to grow by 16% between 2016 and 2024. And Massage Therapists enjoy average salary levels of over $43,000 with much scope for growth.
A Massage Therapy qualification also offers massive career flexibility with the opportunity to work in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare. It is also one of the few obvious healthcare career choices which provides the option for self employment.
Choosing a Massage Therapist Program
Take the first step and request information from Schools in your preferred area. Simply enter your preferences and contact information in the search box to the right or select from the Schools presented above to receive program and admissions information. It’s fast and easy!
Important points to consider when selecting a Massage Therapy School include;
- Is the School fully accredited?
- What percentage of graduates are successful in securing their Massage Therapy license in Illinois or their chosen State?
- How long does the program last or take to complete?
- How much of the course will be classroom based, presented online, and work experience based and how does this fit with your expectations?
- Does the School have good facilities resources to support your studies?
- Does the School offer any financial assistance or scholarships?
- Does the School offer any assistance with securing employment?
Illinois Massage Therapist License Requirements
Once you have graduated from an accredited program it is required by Illinois law that you obtain a license to work as a Massage Therapist there. The Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation governs the licensing of Massage Therapists in Illinois. You can contact the Board directly using the contact details below:
Address: 320 West Washington Street, 3rd Floor, Springfield, IL 62786
Phone: (800) 560-6420
Massage Therapist Salary in Illinois
In 2015 there where 310 persons employed as Massage Therapists in the Illinois.
And the average salary for those working as Massage Therapists in Illinois is $37,460. This represents an hourly wage of $18.01 and is 13.7% more the national average. Massage Therapists in Alaska earn the most of all States in the USA with an average salary of $84,150, almost double the national average!
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