SIC 8049 | NAICS 621399
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Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
AMTA Industry Fact Sheet
Introductory section provides a summary overview of the profession, with topics covered in this section including industry size and scope, practitioner characteristics, employment and earnings, education and credentials, state regulation, and consumer demand and motivation. All information is available free online.
Resources section provides practical advice and tools for successfully operating a practice, with topics covered in this section including practice management, marketing tools, insurance reimbursements, business finances, client relations, workplace options, and risk management. All information is available free online.
AMTA Massage Profession Research Report
Comprehensive annual research report provides in-depth analysis of the profession, with topics covered in the report including consumer demand and motivation, practice and practitioner characteristics, services offered, employment and earnings, health care industry role, training and education, and use of technology. Research reports are available to members only.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
Massage State Regulation Guide
Career guide section provides professional licensure requirements by state, with information provided including designation, education hours required, renewal continuing education hours per year, examinations required, liability insurance requirements, and additional requirements. All information is available free online.
Successful Practice Handbook
Comprehensive practice handbook addresses the various aspects of starting a practice and running it successfully, with content sections including choosing your career path, business management basics, marketing and advertising, financial management, ethical considerations, practitioner self-care, and additional resources and marketing materials. Digital edition of this publication can be downloaded and viewed online.
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Massage Therapists
Information provided for this occupational category includes a description of the nature of the work and the work environment, number and types of jobs, education and training requirements, wages and earnings, employment outlook, and sources for additional information. All information is available free online.
Occupational Employment and Wages - Massage Therapists
Annual employment and wages survey provides hourly and annual wage data for this occupational category on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis, with statistical measures for national wage data including mean, median, upper/lower quartiles, and upper/lower deciles. All information is available free online.