NCBTMB Releases 2019 BCTMB Annual Survey Results

Burr Ridge, Ill. (May 21, 2019)—The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today the results of its 2019 BCTMB Annual Survey.

The results are available at

This compilation of data was gathered by NCBTMB from active Board Certificants (BCTMBs). This data provides an overview of the current state of BCTMBs, as well as further defines how BCTMBs separate themselves from entry-level and licensed massage therapists.


The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) is an independent, private, nonprofit organization founded in 1992. The mission of NCBTMB is to define and advance the highest standards in the massage therapy and bodywork profession. In support of this mission, NCBTMB serves the profession through Board Certification, Specialty Certificates, an Approved Provider Program, and an Assigned School Code Program. For more information, please visit