Massage Therapy in Arkansas

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Schools Offering Massage Therapy Programs in Arkansas


Around 0.1% of Arkansas's graduates graduate from massage therapy certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 96 massage therapists graduate from Arkansas' 3 massage therapy schools each year.

Top Schools

Blue Cliff College, which was ranked 63rd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Arkansas that has a massage therapy program. It is located in Fayetteville. In 2010, Blue Cliff College graduated 89 students from its massage therapy program. The tuition rate at Blue Cliff College was $14,705 per year.

The second-ranked school in Arkansas with a massage therapy program is Arthur's Beauty School Inc-Pine Bluff, which is located in Pine Bluff. In 2010, it was ranked 79th nationwide. 1 students graduated with certificate in massage therapy from Arthur's Beauty School Inc-Pine Bluff in 2010.

Arthur's Beauty School Inc-Pine Bluff, which is located in Las Vegas, is the third-largest massage therapy school in Arkansas.

Cost

Massage therapy schools in Arkansas, charge students an average tuition of $4,902 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $14,705 per year, or as little as $14,705 per year. In 2010, the following Arkansas massage therapy schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Blue Cliff College - located in Fayetteville, students are charged $14,705 per year

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

  1. Blue Cliff College - located in Fayetteville, students are charged $14,705 per year

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

The highest percentage of massage therapy graduates in Arkansas pursue careers as a massage therapist. If you decide to work as a massage therapist in Arkansas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 290 Arkansas massage therapists as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Arkansas massage therapists:

  1. Benton County - 130 massage therapists
  2. Garland County - 60 massage therapists
  3. Faulkner County - 60 massage therapists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of massage therapists in Arkansas will grow by 12%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,070 massage therapists working in Arkansas.

Salary

On average, a massage therapist earns a salary of $33,620 per year in Arkansas state. But, salaries for massage therapists can vary. In 2010, massage therapists made as little as less than $15,910 per year or as much as more than $61,700 per year in Arkansas. A massage therapist in the following Arkansas counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Faulkner County - $42,450 per year
  2. Garland County - $32,070 per year
  3. Benton County - $31,050 per year

The Arkansas counties with the lowest average salary for massage therapists are:

  1. Benton County - $31,050 per year
  2. Garland County - $32,070 per year
  3. Faulkner County - $42,450 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Arkansas 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.

  • Certificate in Massage Therapy in Arkansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,360 miles from location Heritage College-Little Rock Little Rock AR n/a n/a 177
6,457 miles from location Blue Cliff College Fayetteville AR 36.5991 100% 83
6,338 miles from location Arthur's Beauty School Inc-Pine Bluff Pine Bluff AR 20.8114 n/a 33
 

Curious what studying Massage Therapy gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Massage Therapists + 290 $33,620 20.8%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are massage therapy related jobs in Arkansas