Odessa, TX (population: 102,535) has one massage therapy school within its city limits. Odessa College has a total student population of 5,132. It is the 4930th highest ranked school in the USA and the 275th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Massage Therapy students from Odessa 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.
Odessa lies in Ector county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Odessa area has 60,350 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.4% unemployment rate, $18.40/hr average worker wage, and a $38,280 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Odessa College ends up costing a student $4,063/yr.