4 Reasons Massage Therapists Are Paid So Well

  1. There is a serious nationwide shortage of massage therapists, and employers must find and hire massage therapists ASAP to keep their businesses running.
  2. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of massage therapists is expected to grow significantly from 2021 to 2031, faster than the average for any other career.
  3. The median massage therapist salary in Iowa is $44,990 and is still rising.
  4. Top 10 percent of massage therapists earn more than $49,330.

When weighing job opportunities, a massage therapist should also consider health insurance, retirement plans, vacation time, compensation for continuing education, and growth opportunities. These all play an important role in earning potential.

Our program prepares students to earn great pay with benefits. We keep our tuition low, so everyone can afford it.

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*Federal Student Aid is available to those that qualify. Some CCMT students receive over $5,900 in grant aid!

*Full Time students graduate in six months and Part Time students graduate in under a year!

*100% of our Spring 2021 Full Time program students AND Spring 2021 Part Time students took and

​PASSED the MBLEx (state massage licensing exam) before graduation!

*We only teach massage therapy…your massage education is our only focus.

*We are Iowa’s first COMTA accredited program! Accreditation matters! Click here for more info.

*​Apply for the Sugar Scholarship (available only for CCMT students) worth up to $1,000

​​*Our instructors have over 80 years of massage and educational experience!

*We offer an interest free payment plan and Federal Student Aid.

​​*Our team is here to assist you in this exciting journey