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Massage Therapy in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Massage Therapy Programs in Connecticut

Each year, approximately 0.5% of Connecticut graduates receive certificates in massage therapy. That means an estimated 396 massage therapists graduate from Connecticut's 10 massage therapy schools each year.

Top Schools

Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy-Newington, which is located in Newington, is the top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a massage therapy program. It received a ranking of 57th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy-Newington graduated 132 students from its massage therapy program.

Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy-Westport, which was ranked 73rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Connecticut that has a massage therapy program. It is located in Westport. 79 students graduated with certificate in massage therapy from Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy-Westport in 2010.

Lincoln Technical Institute, which is located in New Britain, is the third-ranked school in Connecticut that has a massage therapy program. It received a ranking of 74th in the country in 2010. The tuition rate at Lincoln Technical Institute was $0 per year.


In 2010, the massage therapy schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Connecticut were:

The following Connecticut massage therapy schools had the lowest tuition rates:

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

A large number of Connecticut massage therapy graduates become massage therapists. Connecticut had 1,020 massage therapists in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Connecticut massage therapists:

  1. Hartford County - 450 massage therapists
  2. Fairfield County - 290 massage therapists
  3. New London County - 120 massage therapists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 2,550 massage therapists will be working in Connecticut state. This would require the number of massage therapists to grow by 7%.


A massage therapist in Connecticut earns $44,800 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Connecticut massage therapists earned as little as less than $17,580 per year or as much as more than $74,800 per year. The following counties in Connecticut have the highest average salaries for massage therapists:

  1. New London County - $53,190 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $38,840 per year
  3. Hartford County - $34,500 per year

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

  1. Hartford County - $34,500 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $38,840 per year
  3. New London County - $53,190 per year

More Information

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

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  • Certificate in Massage Therapy in Connecticut

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Massage Therapists 1,020 $44,800 88.9%

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