Tucson, AZ (population: 551,067) has five massage therapy schools within its city limits. Regency Beauty Institute-Tucson, the highest ranked school in the city with a massage therapy program, has a total student population of 131. It is the 740th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University).
Massage Therapy students from Tucson schools who go on to become licensed massage therapists, massage therapists, certified massage therapists, licensed massage practitioners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 55,920 people working as massage therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $39,780.
Tucson lies in Pima county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Tucson area has 362,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,870 average annual salary.
Of the 5 massage therapy schools in Tucson, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Regency Beauty Institute-Tucson comes out as the most expensive ($26,316/yr) for massage therapy students, with Pima Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,259/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tucson|
|Sierra Vista||AZ||44,234||0||-||0||55.0 miles|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||68.8 miles|