Clinton, IA has twenty-eight massage therapy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Capri College, the highest ranked school in this group with a massage therapy program, has a total student population of 170. It is the 846th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Iowa (#1 is Luther College).
Massage Therapy students from Clinton 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.
Clinton lies in Clinton county, which is one of the 52 counties in Iowa. Overall, the Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area has 225,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.9% unemployment rate, $16.20/hr average worker wage, and a $33,700 average annual salary.
Of the 28 massage therapy schools with a 100-mile radius of Clinton, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Empire Beauty School-Madison comes out as the most expensive ($38,136/yr) for massage therapy students, with Carl Sandburg College as the lowest, reported at only $3,437/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Clinton|
|Rock Island||IL||-||2||34.7008||66||30.7 miles|
|Iowa City||IA||69,842||2||33.2806||239||70.9 miles|
|Cedar Rapids||IA||130,349||7||32.4429||236||76.7 miles|
|West Burlington||IA||-||1||15.5796||40||86.6 miles|
|East Peoria||IL||-||2||21.1433||95||87.4 miles|
|Sugar Grove||IL||-||1||14.036||67||90.2 miles|
|Crystal Lake||IL||42,672||3||24.3677||64||99.1 miles|
|West Dundee||IL||-||1||23.2604||5||99.6 miles|