Macomb, IL has fourteen 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 205. It is the 981st highest ranked school in the USA and the 16th highest in the state of Iowa (#1 is Luther College).
Massage Therapy students from Macomb 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.
Macomb lies in McDonough county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area has 186,290 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $16.85/hr average worker wage, and a $35,040 average annual salary.
Of the 14 massage therapy schools with a 100-mile radius of Macomb, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, La James International College comes out as the most expensive ($28,800/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 Macomb|
|West Burlington||IA||-||1||15.5796||40||35.9 miles|
|East Peoria||IL||-||2||21.1433||95||59.1 miles|
|Rock Island||IL||-||2||34.7008||66||72.8 miles|
|Iowa City||IA||69,842||2||33.2806||239||94.6 miles|