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How to Become a Massage Therapist in Georgia

Do you want to work in a fast-pace city as a massage therapist? From Savannah to Atlanta, Georgia is a popular state with a number of attractions. The historic district of Savannah offers southern charm while Atlanta is full of aquariums, museums, parks, gardens, and the Fox Theatre.

In order to become a massage therapist in Georgia, you have to undergo the following steps :

    • Finish 500 hours of approved massage therapy training on behalf of the Georgia Board of Massage Therapy.
    • Learn about massage techniques, health sciences, and hands-on practice.
    • Pass an exam through the NCETMB, NCETM, or the MBLEx.
    • Apply to work as a massage therapist at a physician’s office, wellness center, salon, spa, or resort.

No matter what type of massage setting you choose, you have the potential of earning $35,970 per year according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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