SPA EXPERIENCE We encourage our students to begin building their clientele and start getting real life experience with our massage program. Our internship program gives you that opportunity. Our students are eligible to take the MBLEX exams, if required.
SBMC EMPLOYMENT South Bay Massage College has established very strong relationships with some of the top recognized reputable spas and healing centers. We are also in high demand with chiropractors and spas in the South Bay & greater Los Angeles areas. We are very proud to say that our students graduate our massage program as well rounded therapists and not just as another massage technician. There are a many job opportunities available to SBMC graduates. Doctors, chiropractors, physical therapists, health clubs, hotels, resorts, cruise lines, and spas are now utilizing massage therapists to provide massage therapy in conjunction with the services they offer. In 2011, Burke Williams, became a partner in South Bay Massage College in order to help graduate even more skilled massage therapists, and provide additional opportunities for employment in luxury day spas. They attend our monthly open houses and talk to you for future employment for our graduates.
GRADUATE JOBS South Bay Massage College graduates are welcome to view our weekly up-dated job listings and can be e-mailed directly to you. We have direct contact with many owners of local spas, Chiropractic clinics, and many other massage therapy centers. Burke Williams, Bay Club, Equinox, Terranea Resort Spa, Massage Envy and many others. Well over 100 job postings on our list. What is the Typical Massage Therapist Salary? Massage therapy salaries can be varied depending a person’s massage industry experience, practice location or business proprietorship. Massage therapists earn a comparable annual income to other health care support workers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2012-13 Occupational Outlook Handbook, the median national annual salary for massage therapists is $34,900, with the top 10 percent earning over $69,000. Actual salaries may vary greatly based on specialization within the field, location, years of experience and a variety of other factors.
CA LICENSING LAWS As licensing laws for the professional practice of massage vary in different municipalities, counties and states, licensing authorities in the area in which the student plans to work should be consulted for requirements. As of September 1, 2009, California has a Voluntary State Certification which permits the holder to practice throughout the state. Information may be obtained at www.camtc.org.