Omaha, NE (population: 449,283) has five massage therapy schools within its city limits. Omaha School of Massage Therapy, the highest ranked school in the city with a massage therapy program, has a total student population of 104. It is the 780th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Nebraska (#1 is University of Nebraska at Kearney).
Massage Therapy students from Omaha 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.
Omaha lies in Douglas county, which is one of the 40 counties in Nebraska. Overall, the Omaha-Council Bluffs-IA area has 452,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $19.23/hr average worker wage, and a $40,000 average annual salary.
Of the 5 massage therapy schools in Omaha, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan University-Omaha Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,422/yr) for massage therapy students, with Universal College of Healing Arts as the lowest, reported at only $10,861/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Omaha|
|Council Bluffs||IA||59,918||3||15.2545||57||7.9 miles|
|Sioux City||IA||83,250||6||24.3659||219||88.0 miles|