Madison, WI (population: 237,838) has two massage therapy schools within its city limits. Empire Beauty School-Madison, the highest ranked school in the city with a massage therapy program, has a total student population of 115. It is the 3041st highest ranked school in the USA and the 49th highest in the state of Wisconsin (#1 is University of Wisconsin-Madison).
Massage Therapy students from Madison 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.
Madison lies in Dane county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Madison area has 329,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $21.23/hr average worker wage, and a $44,150 average annual salary.
Of the 2 massage therapy schools in Madison, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Empire Beauty School-Madison comes out as the most expensive ($38,136/yr) for massage therapy students, with Madison Area Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $9,970/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Madison|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||67.1 miles|
|West Allis||WI||59,345||1||16.5935||7||68.9 miles|
|Crystal Lake||IL||42,672||3||24.3677||64||79.8 miles|
|West Dundee||IL||-||1||23.2604||5||88.3 miles|
|Wisconsin Rapids||WI||-||1||14.8847||67||92.7 miles|
|Hoffman Estates||IL||54,568||1||19.0736||10||95.0 miles|