Pensacola, FL (population: 52,942) has three massage therapy schools within its city limits. Pensacola School of Massage Therapy & Health Careers, the highest ranked school in the city with a massage therapy program, has a total student population of 51. It is the 4062nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 221st highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Massage Therapy students from Pensacola 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.
Pensacola lies in Escambia county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent area has 152,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $36,740 average annual salary.
Of the 3 massage therapy schools in Pensacola, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pensacola School of Massage Therapy & Health Careers comes out as the most expensive ($14,360/yr) for massage therapy students, with Pensacola Junior College as the lowest, reported at only $6,199/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pensacola|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||25.0 miles|
|Fort Walton Beach||FL||-||1||18.8268||27||34.2 miles|
|Bay Minette||AL||-||1||14.4825||35||46.3 miles|