Each year, in Massachusetts, an average of 16 students graduate with credentials in acupuncture. Massachusetts has 1 acupuncture schools to choose from, if you are interested in studying acupuncture.
The largest acupuncture school in Massachusetts, by student population is New England School of Acupuncture. It is located in Newton. Approximately 16 students graduated with a acupuncture degree from New England School of Acupuncture in 2009, which is 100% of the total state acupuncture graduates for that year.
A majority of those with an education in acupuncture pursue a career as an acupuncturist. If after graduation, you are planning on sticking around the state, you should keep in mind that the job outlook for acupuncture graduates in Massachusetts is not very good. In Massachusetts, there are currently about 1,920 acupuncturists. This number is projected to increase to 2,070 by the year 2018. This indicates a 7% change in the number of acupuncturists in Massachusetts.
If you work as an acupuncturist in Massachusetts, your yearly salary can range from less than $25,740 to more than $116,045. Acupuncturists in Massachusetts earn a median yearly salary of $58,200.