Massage Therapy in Tennessee

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Schools Offering Massage Therapy Programs in Tennessee


Around 0.2% of Tennessee's graduates graduate from massage therapy certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 259 massage therapists graduate from Tennessee's 8 massage therapy schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Tennessee with a massage therapy program is Concorde Career College, which is located in Memphis. In 2010, it was ranked 66th nationwide. In 2010, Concorde Career College graduated 36 students from its massage therapy program.

The second-ranked school in Tennessee that has a massage therapy program is Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga. Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga, which was ranked 77th in the country in 2010, is located in Chattanooga. In 2010, 39 students graduated from Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga massage therapy program. Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga charged in-state students $10,080 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Tennessee that has a massage therapy program is Miller-Motte Technical College. Miller-Motte Technical College, which was ranked 78th in the country in 2010, is located in Clarksville. 25 students graduated with certificate in massage therapy from Miller-Motte Technical College in 2010. Students at Miller-Motte Technical College paid $9,712 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Tennessee massage therapy school, average tuition will be $6,804 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,113 per year to $16,500 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Tennessee massage therapy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Virginia College-School of Business and Health - located in Chattanooga, students are charged $16,500 per year
  2. Daymar Institute - located in Nashville, students are charged $15,030 per year
  3. Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga - located in Chattanooga, students are charged $10,080 per year

The massage therapy schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Tennessee were:

  1. Roane State Community College - located in Harriman, students are charged $3,113 per year
  2. Miller-Motte Technical College - located in Clarksville, students are charged $9,712 per year
  3. Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga - located in Chattanooga, students are charged $10,080 per year

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

The highest percentage of massage therapy graduates in Tennessee pursue careers as a massage therapist. Tennessee had 660 massage therapists in 2010. In Tennessee, the largest numbers of massage therapists work in the following counties:

  1. Crittenden County - 260 massage therapists
  2. Cannon County - 160 massage therapists
  3. Anderson County - 70 massage therapists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,640 massage therapists will be working in Tennessee state. This would require the number of massage therapists to grow by 8%.

Salary

On average, a massage therapist earns a salary of $37,360 per year in Tennessee state. However, Tennessee massage therapists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $21,770 per year to more than $65,080 per year in 2010. On average a massage therapist earns the most in the following Tennessee counties:

  1. Anderson County - $45,300 per year
  2. Cannon County - $39,440 per year
  3. Catoosa County - $37,580 per year

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

  1. Crittenden County - $33,240 per year
  2. Catoosa County - $37,580 per year
  3. Cannon County - $39,440 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in massage therapy in Tennessee 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 Tennessee
  • Certificate in Massage Therapy in Tennessee

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,923 miles from location Roane State Community College Harriman TN 17.0634 79% 6,281
6,219 miles from location Concorde Career College Memphis TN 33.6691 100% 1,113
6,217 miles from location Anthem Career College-Memphis Memphis TN 15.0392 n/a 714
6,076 miles from location Miller-Motte Technical College Clarksville TN 22.4057 n/a 691
5,953 miles from location Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga Chattanooga TN 22.6619 100% 675
6,039 miles from location Anthem Career College-Nashville Nashville TN 17.1143 n/a 625
6,042 miles from location Daymar Institute Nashville TN 14.0758 n/a 619
5,955 miles from location Virginia College-School of Business and Health Chattanooga TN 8.82241 100% 572
 

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 + 660 $37,360 26.9%
 

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