Springfield, MO (population: 158,605) has three massage therapy schools within its city limits. Academy of Hair Design, the highest ranked school in the city with a massage therapy program, has a total student population of 139. It is the 1964th highest ranked school in the USA and the 62nd highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Massage Therapy students from Springfield 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.
Springfield lies in Greene county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Springfield area has 187,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.8% unemployment rate, $16.58/hr average worker wage, and a $34,490 average annual salary.
Of the 3 massage therapy schools in Springfield, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Professional Massage Training Center comes out as the most expensive ($32,856/yr) for massage therapy students, with Missouri College of Cosmetology North as the lowest, reported at only $13,508/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Springfield|
|Mountain Home||AR||-||2||22.9326||37||78.0 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||89.5 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||98.5 miles|