Massage Therapy Careers
The massage profession is extremely rewarding as the therapist is continuously helping others. The career provides flexible schedules and can easily be practiced part time. You can choose to work for a massage establishment or be your own boss in a private practice. The rapidly expanding profession and employment opportunities are available all over the country.
Massage Therapy Career Paths
You will graduate from Irene’s equipped with a Massage Therapy License from the State of Michigan, along with a wealth of skills and experience. As an Irene’s massage graduate, you will be prepared to jump right into a rewarding career as a massage therapist. These are some of the locations a massage therapist can be found working:
- High End Spas
- Sports Teams
- Private Practice
- Beauty Salons
- Chiropractic Offices
- Luxury Resorts
- Cruise Ships
- Physical Therapy Clinics
- Massage Therapy Studios
Massage: A Growing Profession
The positive effects of human touch are immeasurable. Scientific research is showing evidence of the therapeutic effects of massage therapy. Medical studies reveal the benefits of massage, as it is increasingly becoming an important part of the health care system.
Massage has been utilized by businesses and organizations such as the U.S. Department of Justice, Boeing, and Reebok. Notable athletes such as Michael Jordan and LeBron James have personal massage therapists that at times even traveled with them. One of Irene’s graduates is the official massage therapist for the Detroit Tigers.
The 1984 Olympics in LA televised massage being performed on athletes and the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta offered massage as a core medical service to the US Team.
*Projection made by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. This rate is much faster than the average for all other occupations.
Employment of massage therapists
is projected to grow
from 2016 to 2026*
Hire an Irene’s Graduate
Massage therapy employers prefer to hire graduates of Irene’s Myomassology Institute. Check out the testimonials from massage employers below. To be included on our list of Irene’s Approved Massage Employers, submit the employer information form to our Career Services Department. Upon approval, your establishment will be included on our list of approved employers with your website and logo.
Irene's Exclusive Massage Career Fair for Alumni
Irene’s offers lifetime massage job placement assistance to all of our alumni.
Our Career Fair offers excellent massage placement opportunities in a variety of settings, all together in one convenient location, Irene’s campus!
Employers from Southeast Michigan and surrounding areas will be here for on the spot, one-on-one interviews. Massage chairs will be available for therapists to demonstrate their hands-on skills.
Upcoming Career Fair— Postponed
(For Irene’s Grads Only)
Join us at Irene’s massage school for this great opportunity to find employment with one of the massage employers who want to hire Irene’s alumni. If you have any further questions, call our Career Services Department at 248-350-1400.
Remember to dress for success! There will be numerous employers present for you to meet. You only have one chance to make a first impression. Don’t forget to bring copies of your resume to give to potential employers.
Lifetime Massage Job Placement Assistance
Irene’s graduates are provided lifetime job placement services. Massage employers throughout Southeast Michigan prefer Irene’s graduates, and many hire exclusively from our alumni. Irene’s alumni can log in to our Now Hiring page to see the many job opportunities available!
Our Now Hiring page lists an abundance of jobs from our extensive network. Irene’s reputation allows us to maintain relationships with the best employers in Michigan and around the country.
If you are looking for a massage job, send your resume to our massage career services department. Our placement director will email your resume to employers we know are hiring. Also, mark your calendar for our annual massage career fair. We have employers on campus that are ready to hire Irene’s graduates.
The public’s awareness of holistic health and preventive medicine is rapidly growing. Many are realizing that modern medicine does not have all the answers and are turning to other methods to feel well. As more people begin to understand the importance of good health, the need for trained massage therapists is expanding.
If you have any questions, call our Placement Director at 248-350-1400.
Preparing You for a Successful Massage Career
From relieving stress to easing physical pain, massage therapists offer a wide range of valuable services to their clients. Irene’s Myomassology Institute offers the massage classes you need to prepare yourself to best serve your clients. Located in Southfield, Michigan, we give Detroit area students the training and practical experience needed to serve all types of clients.
An education from Irene’s Michigan Massage school includes a multitude of techniques and information in relation to the human body and how it functions, setting our graduates on a path to a successful massage career.
We have been hiring therapists from Irene’s for a long time. Everyone we’ve brought on from Irene’s has been very knowledgeable and well trained. We also like the ease and accessibility of finding new therapists through the school. We highly recommend Irene’s for anyone looking to go into massage!
-Dr. Adam R, Employer, Rodnick Chiropractic Life Center
It’s simple. Our patients deserve only the very best. We work with the graduates of Irene’s exclusively because they have the very best training available in the state of Michigan. They are consistently the most qualified, professional and talented of them all. Thank you Irene’s!
-Dr. Mark M & Dr. Ryan M, Employers, The Family Chiropractor
Training plays an integral part in a successful career. Irene’s offers the best massage education, providing their graduates an advantage in their chosen field. There is a well-earned sense of pride and prestige that all alumni share. We highly recommend Irene’s for any serious massage student.
– Olga T, Employer, Aretee Therapeutic Wellness Spa
The graduates we have hired from Irene’s are not only top quality massage therapist, but great people. The training and knowledge they bring right out of school allows them to give our clients the best massage possible. I would recommend anyone looking to go massage school to learn from the best, Irene’s.
– Mike C, Employer, LaVida Massage