There are many atypical Milwaukee healthcare jobs (Click here
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Massage therapists work to massage customers for hygienic or remedial purposes. Most employers require candidates to have post-secondary vocational training, related on-the-job experience or an associates degree.
If you want to further your career opportunities, or simply have an edge on the competition, you can become a licensed aesthetician or massage therapist or bodyworker by passing an examination from the Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing.
According to Wisconsin's WORKnet, employment opportunities for massage therapists in Wisconsin are expected to be good during the near future. Employment throughout the state is expected to increase from 2,400 workers during 2006 to 2,770 by 2016, accounting for 70 available jobs each year and a growth rate of 15.18 percent.
Employees also can expect to be paid well. The average wage for massage therapists in Milwaukee during 2008 was $13.77 per hour or $28,651 per year, while the entry-level wage was $7.49 per hour or $15,575 per year, and the experienced-level wage was $16.92 per hour or $35,190 per year.
Throughout Wisconsin as a whole, the average wage for massage therapists during 2008 was $17.14 per hour or $35,660 per hour, while the entry-level wage was $8.54 per hour or $17,770 per year, and the experienced-level wage was $21.44 per hour or $44,600 per year.
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