Leominster, MA (population: 41,104) has sixty massage therapy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Post University, the highest ranked school in this group with a massage therapy program, has a total student population of 8,082. It is the 703rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 14th highest in the state of Connecticut (#1 is Wesleyan University).
Massage Therapy students from Leominster 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.
Leominster lies in Worcester county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner area has 48,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.7% unemployment rate, $19.26/hr average worker wage, and a $40,060 average annual salary.
Of the 60 massage therapy schools with a 100-mile radius of Leominster, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northhaven Academy comes out as the most expensive ($34,260/yr) for massage therapy students, with North Shore Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,134/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Leominster|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||33.2 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||34.6 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||44.2 miles|