Massage Therapy in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Massage Therapy Programs in New Mexico


Approximately 0.4% of graduates in of New Mexico receive massage therapy certificates every year. That means an estimated 180 massage therapists graduate from New Mexico's 6 massage therapy schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a massage therapy program is Universal Therapeutic Massage Institute. Universal Therapeutic Massage Institute, which was ranked 73rd in the country in 2010, is located in Albuquerque. 59 students graduated with a certificate in massage therapy from Universal Therapeutic Massage Institute in 2010.

The second-ranked school in New Mexico that has a massage therapy program is Pima Medical Institute. Pima Medical Institute, which was ranked 80th in the country in 2010, is located in Albuquerque. In 2010, 27 students graduated from Pima Medical Institute massage therapy program.

The third-ranked school in New Mexico that has a massage therapy program is Massage Therapy Trainining Institute. Massage Therapy Trainining Institute, which was ranked 81st in the country in 2010, is located in Las Cruces. In 2010, Massage Therapy Trainining Institute graduated 30 students from its massage therapy programs. The tuition rate at Massage Therapy Trainining Institute was $0 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a New Mexico massage therapy school, average tuition will be $816 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,488 per year to $2,594 per year. In 2010, the following New Mexico massage therapy schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Northern New Mexico College - located in Espanola, students are charged $2,594 per year
  2. University of New Mexico-Taos Branch - located in Ranchos De Taos, students are charged $1,488 per year

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

  1. University of New Mexico-Taos Branch - located in Ranchos De Taos, students are charged $1,488 per year
  2. Northern New Mexico College - located in Espanola, students are charged $2,594 per year

A massage therapy certificate from a New Mexico school... what next?

The highest percentage of massage therapy graduates in New Mexico pursue careers as a massage therapist. 280 massage therapists were working in New Mexico in 2010. The New Mexico counties with the largest populations of massage therapists are:

  1. Bernalillo County - 170 massage therapists
  2. Santa Fe County - 70 massage therapists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of massage therapists in the state of New Mexico will grow to 670. This would require a 12% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, massage therapists earn $43,650 per year. However, New Mexico massage therapists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,950 per year to more than $66,290 per year in 2010. The counties in New Mexico with the highest average salary for a massage therapist are:

  1. Bernalillo County - $47,970 per year
  2. Santa Fe County - $34,430 per year

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

  1. Santa Fe County - $34,430 per year
  2. Bernalillo County - $47,970 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in massage therapy in New Mexico and to compare salaries with various related fields such as hospitality or sports medicine, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Massage Therapy in New Mexico
  • Certificate in Massage Therapy in New Mexico

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,162 miles from location Carrington College-Albuquerque Albuquerque NM n/a n/a n/a
7,121 miles from location Northern New Mexico College Espanola NM 14.3259 n/a 2,066
7,088 miles from location University of New Mexico-Taos Branch Ranchos De Taos NM 5.88764 n/a 1,429
7,160 miles from location Universal Therapeutic Massage Institute Albuquerque NM 26.5637 n/a 76
7,159 miles from location Pima Medical Institute Albuquerque NM 19.9678 n/a 34
7,204 miles from location Massage Therapy Trainining Institute Las Cruces NM 19.0653 n/a 34
 

Curious what studying Massage Therapy gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Massage Therapists + 280 $43,650 0.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are massage therapy related jobs in New Mexico