Laurel has a total population of 19,960 and a student population of 1,137. Of these students, 424 are enrolled in schools that offer acupuncture programs.
The largest acupuncture school in Laurel, by student population, is Tai Sophia Institute. Approximately 62 students graduated in 2010 from Tai Sophia Institute with credentials in acupuncture.
In 2010, 62 students graduated with an acupuncture degree from one of Laurel's acupuncture schools.
If you plan on staying in Laurel after graduating from acupuncture school, you should know that job prospects for acupuncturists in Laurel, which is the most popular acupuncture profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 acupuncturists in Maryland were working in the greater Laurel area. Laurel's acupuncturist workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for acupuncturists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an acupuncturist in Laurel is $105,210 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for acupuncturists.