Massage Therapy in Kansas

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Schools Offering Massage Therapy Programs in Kansas


Each year, approximately 0.3% of Kansas graduates receive certificates in massage therapy. Thus, Kansas' 5 massage therapy schools put out approximately 258 massage therapists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kansas that has a massage therapy program is Pinnacle Career Institute. Pinnacle Career Institute, which was ranked 70th in the country in 2010, is located in Lawrence. 38 students graduated with a certificate in massage therapy from Pinnacle Career Institute in 2010. Pinnacle Career Institute charged in-state students $13,715 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Kansas with a massage therapy program is Colby Community College, which is located in Colby. In 2010, it was ranked 74th nationwide. In 2010, 17 students graduated from Colby Community College massage therapy program. Tuition at Colby Community College was $2,958 per year.

Butler Community College, which was ranked 74th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Kansas that has a massage therapy program. It is located in El Dorado. In 2010, Butler Community College graduated 41 students from its massage therapy programs. The tuition rate at Butler Community College was $2,460 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Kansas' massage therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $6,340 per year, though tuition can range from $13,715 per year to $2,460 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Kansas massage therapy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Pinnacle Career Institute - located in Lawrence, students are charged $13,715 per year
  2. National American University-Overland Park - located in Shawnee Mission, students are charged $12,565 per year
  3. Colby Community College - located in Colby, students are charged $2,958 per year

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

  1. Butler Community College - located in El Dorado, students are charged $2,460 per year
  2. Colby Community College - located in Colby, students are charged $2,958 per year
  3. National American University-Overland Park - located in Shawnee Mission, students are charged $12,565 per year

A massage therapy certificate from a Kansas school... what next?

Most people who graduate from massage therapy school in Kansas go on to work as a massage therapist. If you decide to work as a massage therapist in Kansas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 520 Kansas massage therapists as of 2010. In Kansas, the largest numbers of massage therapists work in the following counties:

  1. Allen County
  2. Butler County

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of massage therapists in the state of Kansas will grow to 1,440. This would require a 10% growth in the profession.

Salary

A massage therapist in Kansas makes an average of $36,250 per year. But, salaries for massage therapists can vary. In 2010, massage therapists made as little as less than $16,710 per year or as much as more than $62,550 per year in Kansas. The following counties in Kansas have the highest average salaries for massage therapists:

  1. Butler County - $29,650 per year
  2. Allen County - $28,080 per year

The following counties in Kansas have the lowest average salaries for massage therapists:

  1. Allen County - $28,080 per year
  2. Butler County - $29,650 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Kansas 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.

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,601 miles from location Butler Community College El Dorado KS 18.2174 n/a 9,229
6,815 miles from location Colby Community College Colby KS 25.8317 n/a 1,565
6,621 miles from location Heritage College-Wichita Wichita KS n/a n/a 917
6,478 miles from location National American University-Overland Park Shawnee Mission KS 12.0458 n/a 480
6,507 miles from location Pinnacle Career Institute Lawrence KS 29.8492 n/a 86
 

Curious what studying Massage Therapy gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Massage Therapists + 520 $36,250 67.7%
 

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