Massage Therapy in Arizona

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Schools Offering Massage Therapy Programs in Arizona


Each year, roughly 0.3% of Arizona students graduate with certificates in massage therapy. That means an estimated 572 massage therapists graduate from Arizona's 19 massage therapy schools each year.

Top Schools

East Valley Institute of Technology, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a massage therapy program. It is located in Mesa. In 2010, 3 students graduated from East Valley Institute of Technology's massage therapy program.

Cortiva Institute-Tucson, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a massage therapy program. It is located in Tucson. 57 students graduated with certificate in massage therapy from Cortiva Institute-Tucson in 2010. Cortiva Institute-Tucson charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Arizona's massage therapy schools ranges from $13,525 per year to $1,412 per year. But, the average tuition is $1,398 per year. The Arizona massage therapy schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Arizona College of Allied Health - located in Glendale, students are charged $13,525 per year
  2. Arizona Western College - located in Yuma, students are charged $2,000 per year
  3. Central Arizona College - located in Coolidge, students are charged $1,950 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Arizona massage therapy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year
  2. Northland Pioneer College - located in Holbrook, students are charged $1,414 per year
  3. Chandler/Gilbert Community College - located in Chandler, students are charged $1,734 per year

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

Most people who graduate from massage therapy school in Arizona go on to work as a massage therapist. If you decide to work as a massage therapist in Arizona, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,490 Arizona massage therapists as of 2010. In Arizona, the largest numbers of massage therapists work in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 1,080 massage therapists
  2. Pima County - 290 massage therapists
  3. Yavapai County

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of massage therapists in Arizona will grow by 4%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,990 massage therapists working in Arizona.

Salary

A massage therapist in Arizona earns $44,300 per year on average. However, Arizona massage therapists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,510 per year to more than $74,490 per year in 2010. The counties in Arizona with the highest average salary for a massage therapist are:

  1. Maricopa County - $45,580 per year
  2. Pima County - $40,760 per year
  3. Yavapai County - $32,600 per year

On average, massage therapists earns the least in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Yavapai County - $32,600 per year
  2. Pima County - $40,760 per year
  3. Maricopa County - $45,580 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in massage therapy and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as hospitality or sports medicine.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Massage Therapy in Arizona
  • Certificate in Massage Therapy in Arizona

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Massage Therapists 1,490 $44,300 88.6%
 

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