Massage Therapy in Wisconsin

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Schools Offering Massage Therapy Programs in Wisconsin


Each year, approximately 0.2% of Wisconsin graduates receive certificates in massage therapy. Thus, Wisconsin's 16 massage therapy schools put out approximately 346 massage therapists each year.

Top Schools

The Institute of Beauty and Wellness, which was ranked 64th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a massage therapy program. It is located in Milwaukee. 22 students graduated with a certificate in massage therapy from The Institute of Beauty and Wellness in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Wisconsin with a massage therapy program is Lakeside School of Massage Therapy, which is located in Milwaukee. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. In 2010, Lakeside School of Massage Therapy graduated 67 students from its massage therapy program.

The Salon Professional Academy, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a massage therapy program. It is located in Eau Claire. 11 students graduated with certificate in massage therapy from The Salon Professional Academy in 2010. The Salon Professional Academy charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Wisconsin's massage therapy schools ranges from $15,660 per year to $3,371 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,588 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Wisconsin massage therapy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Globe University-Eau Claire - located in Eau Claire, students are charged $15,660 per year
  2. Rasmussen College-Wisconsin - located in Green Bay, students are charged $13,560 per year
  3. Western Technical College - located in La Crosse, students are charged $3,446 per year

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

  1. Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College - located in Shell Lake, students are charged $3,371 per year
  2. Madison Area Technical College - located in Madison, students are charged $3,433 per year
  3. Western Technical College - located in La Crosse, students are charged $3,446 per year

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

Most people who graduate from massage therapy school in Wisconsin go on to work as a massage therapist. If you decide to work as a massage therapist in Wisconsin, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,050 Wisconsin massage therapists as of 2010. The Wisconsin counties with the largest populations of massage therapists are:

  1. Milwaukee County - 260 massage therapists
  2. Dodge County - 100 massage therapists
  3. Houston County - 40 massage therapists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 2,520 massage therapists will be working in Wisconsin state. This would require the number of massage therapists to grow by 6%.

Salary

On average, massage therapists earn $38,020 per year. In 2010, however, some Wisconsin massage therapists earned as little as less than $15,890 per year or as much as more than $86,140 per year. On average a massage therapist earns the most in the following Wisconsin counties:

  1. Columbia County - $44,210 per year
  2. Milwaukee County - $43,050 per year
  3. Ashland County - $40,800 per year

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

  1. Calumet County - $25,700 per year
  2. Dodge County - $32,630 per year
  3. Brown County - $32,760 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin
  • Certificate in Massage Therapy in Wisconsin

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,189 miles from location Globe University-Madison East Madison WI n/a n/a n/a
6,284 miles from location Globe University Onalaska WI n/a n/a n/a
0 miles from location Globe University_Wausau Rothschild WI n/a n/a n/a
0 miles from location Globe University_Madison West Middleton WI n/a n/a n/a
6,126 miles from location Globe University Green Bay WI n/a n/a n/a
6,191 miles from location Madison Area Technical College Madison WI 15.0205 n/a 16,610
6,287 miles from location Western Technical College La Crosse WI 22.4474 n/a 5,573
6,317 miles from location Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Shell Lake WI 19.8168 n/a 4,118
6,130 miles from location Rasmussen College-Wisconsin Green Bay WI 3.93372 n/a 769
6,295 miles from location Globe University-Eau Claire Eau Claire WI n/a n/a 675
6,130 miles from location Anthem College-Brookfield Brookfield WI 15.7212 n/a 342
6,119 miles from location The Institute of Beauty and Wellness Milwaukee WI 35.6544 n/a 163
6,122 miles from location Blue Sky School of Professional Massage and Therapeutic Bodywork Grafton WI 23.6124 n/a 144
6,131 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Green Bay Green Bay WI 25.4269 n/a 106
6,119 miles from location Lakeside School of Massage Therapy Milwaukee WI 31.6537 n/a 101
6,297 miles from location The Salon Professional Academy Eau Claire WI 28.6538 n/a 79
 

Curious what studying Massage Therapy gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Massage Therapists + 1,050 $38,020 52.2%
 

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