Carlsbad, CA (population: 99,613) has ninety-six massage therapy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. American Career College, the highest ranked school in this group with a massage therapy program, has a total student population of 1,764. It is the 808th highest ranked school in the USA and the 51st highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Massage Therapy students from Carlsbad 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.
Carlsbad lies in San Diego county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos area has 1,279,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $23/hr average worker wage, and a $48,860 average annual salary.
Of the 96 massage therapy schools with a 100-mile radius of Carlsbad, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Career Networks Institute comes out as the most expensive ($45,780/yr) for massage therapy students, with Asian American International Beauty College as the lowest, reported at only $1,032/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Carlsbad|
|San Marcos||CA||82,614||4||36.7693||363||7.1 miles|
|San Diego||CA||1,309,749||32||21.506||824||23.1 miles|
|Chula Vista||CA||226,606||2||21.0599||146||36.9 miles|
|Laguna Niguel||CA||65,471||0||-||0||37.0 miles|
|Lake Elsinore||CA||56,703||0||-||0||38.1 miles|
|Mission Viejo||CA||95,388||1||19.6994||137||39.8 miles|
|Aliso Viejo||CA||42,862||1||75.2668||4||40.2 miles|
|Laguna Beach||CA||-||1||20.4608||2||40.8 miles|
|Newport Beach||CA||80,777||1||0.80626||0||47.7 miles|
|Costa Mesa||CA||113,091||7||22.8122||265||52.2 miles|
|Fountain Valley||CA||56,133||3||26.6774||70||55.8 miles|
|Garden Grove||CA||167,800||4||26.4852||22||59.8 miles|
|Yorba Linda||CA||67,194||0||-||0||60.0 miles|
|Chino Hills||CA||74,322||0||-||0||64.5 miles|
|Palm Desert||CA||52,240||2||19.2411||98||67.4 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||67.8 miles|
|Long Beach||CA||464,505||6||26.5161||271||68.3 miles|
|Cathedral City||CA||53,114||0||-||0||68.6 miles|