Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has four massage therapy schools within its city limits. American Institute of Alternative Medicine, the highest ranked school in the city with a massage therapy program, has a total student population of 144. It is the 772nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 35th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Massage Therapy students from Columbus 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.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary.
Of the 4 massage therapy schools in Columbus, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ohio Institute of Health Careers comes out as the most expensive ($24,480/yr) for massage therapy students, with Academy of Court Reporting-Columbus as the lowest, reported at only $16,174/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|