Massage Therapy in Maryland

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Schools Offering Massage Therapy Programs in Maryland


Each year, roughly 0.3% of Maryland students graduate with certificates in massage therapy. Thus, Maryland's 7 massage therapy schools put out approximately 399 massage therapists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maryland with a massage therapy program is American Career Institute, which is located in Silver Spring. In 2010, it was ranked 61st nationwide. In 2010, no students graduated from American Career Institute's massage therapy program.

Medix School, which is located in Towson, is the second-ranked school in Maryland that has a massage therapy program. It received a ranking of 72nd in the country in 2010. 45 students graduated with certificate in massage therapy from Medix School in 2010.

Baltimore School of Massage, which was ranked 72nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Maryland that has a massage therapy program. It is located in Linthicum Heights. 327 students graduated with certificate in massage therapy from Baltimore School of Massage in 2010. The tuition rate at Baltimore School of Massage was $0 per year.

Cost

Massage therapy schools in Maryland, charge students an average tuition of $1,810 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $3,310 per year, or as little as $2,996 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Maryland massage therapy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Chesapeake College - located in Wye Mills, students are charged $3,310 per year
  2. Allegany College of Maryland - located in Cumberland, students are charged $3,266 per year
  3. College of Southern Maryland - located in La Plata, students are charged $3,100 per year

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

  1. The Community College of Baltimore County - located in Rosedale, students are charged $2,996 per year
  2. College of Southern Maryland - located in La Plata, students are charged $3,100 per year
  3. Allegany College of Maryland - located in Cumberland, students are charged $3,266 per year

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

The highest percentage of massage therapy graduates in Maryland pursue careers as a massage therapist. If you decide to work as a massage therapist in Maryland, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,320 Maryland massage therapists as of 2010. The Maryland counties with the largest populations of massage therapists are:

  1. Anne Arundel County - 610 massage therapists
  2. Frederick County - 390 massage therapists
  3. Washington County - 40 massage therapists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 3,370 massage therapists will be working in Maryland state. This would require the number of massage therapists to grow by 13%.

Salary

A massage therapist in Maryland earns $42,950 per year on average. But, salaries for massage therapists can vary. In 2010, massage therapists made as little as less than $15,560 per year or as much as more than $82,200 per year in Maryland. A massage therapist in the following Maryland counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Anne Arundel County - $51,820 per year
  2. Frederick County - $40,690 per year
  3. Washington County - $25,890 per year

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

  1. Allegany County - $23,180 per year
  2. Washington County - $25,890 per year
  3. Frederick County - $40,690 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Maryland 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 Maryland
  • Certificate in Massage Therapy in Maryland

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,505 miles from location The Community College of Baltimore County Rosedale MD 11.6769 n/a 23,584
5,524 miles from location College of Southern Maryland La Plata MD 10.5678 n/a 8,810
5,626 miles from location Allegany College of Maryland Cumberland MD 15.4669 n/a 4,085
5,479 miles from location Chesapeake College Wye Mills MD 8.49889 n/a 2,856
5,513 miles from location Baltimore School of Massage Linthicum Heights MD 23.7302 n/a 252
5,531 miles from location American Career Institute Silver Spring MD 39.0691 100% 219
5,512 miles from location Medix School Towson MD 28.1263 100% 213
 

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 + 1,320 $42,950 116.4%
 

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