Massage Therapy in Alaska

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There are schools offering massage therapy programs in Alaska!

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Schools Offering Massage Therapy Programs in Alaska


Around 0.5% of Alaska's graduates graduate from massage therapy certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 47 massage therapists graduate from Alaska's 2 massage therapy schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Alaska Anchorage, which was ranked 44th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Alaska that has a massage therapy program. It is located in Anchorage. In 2010, no students graduated from University of Alaska Anchorage's massage therapy program. Tuition at University of Alaska Anchorage was $5,186 per year.

Career Academy, which was ranked 73rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Alaska that has a massage therapy program. It is located in Anchorage. In 2010, 44 students graduated from Career Academy massage therapy program.

Cost

Massage therapy schools in Alaska, charge students an average tuition of $2,593 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $5,186 per year, or as little as $5,186 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Alaska massage therapy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Alaska Anchorage - located in Anchorage, students are charged $5,186 per year

The following Alaska massage therapy schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. University of Alaska Anchorage - located in Anchorage, students are charged $5,186 per year

A massage therapy certificate from an Alaska school... what next?

The highest percentage of massage therapy graduates in Alaska pursue careers as a massage therapist. In 2010, there were 240 massage therapists working in Alaska. The Alaska counties with the largest populations of massage therapists are:

  1. Anchorage County - 170 massage therapists
  2. Aleutians East County - 40 massage therapists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of massage therapists in Alaska will shrink by 0%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 220 massage therapists working in Alaska.

Salary

On average, massage therapists earn $86,250 per year. In 2010, however, some Alaska massage therapists earned as little as less than $35,760 per year or as much as more than $127,470 per year. A massage therapist in the following Alaska counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Anchorage County - $87,010 per year
  2. Aleutians East County - $81,880 per year

A massage therapist in the following counties in Alaska make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Aleutians East County - $81,880 per year
  2. Anchorage County - $87,010 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Alaska statistics regarding a career in massage therapy. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as hospitality or sports medicine.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Certificate in Massage Therapy in Alaska

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,928 miles from location University of Alaska Anchorage Anchorage AK 55.637 69% 17,276
7,929 miles from location Career Academy Anchorage AK 27.4188 n/a 410
 

Curious what studying Massage Therapy gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Alaska

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Massage Therapists + 240 $86,250 60.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are massage therapy related jobs in Alaska