Franklin, TN (population: 61,515) has eighteen massage therapy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Tennessee Technology Center at Paris, the highest ranked school in this group with a massage therapy program, has a total student population of 283. It is the 1516th highest ranked school in the USA and the 25th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Massage Therapy students from Franklin 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.
Franklin lies in Williamson county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary.
Of the 18 massage therapy schools with a 100-mile radius of Franklin, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Paul Mitchell the School-Nashville comes out as the most expensive ($30,108/yr) for massage therapy students, with Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals as the lowest, reported at only $3,078/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Franklin|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||75.3 miles|