San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has five advertising schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The University of Texas at Austin, the highest ranked school in this group with an advertising program, has a total student population of 50,995. It is the 18th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Advertising students from San Antonio schools who go on to become advertisers, advertising specialists, marketing specialists, marketers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 35,760 people working as advertising and promotions managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $97,670. Also, Market research analysts make on average $67,500 per year and there are about 226,410 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 1,140 employed market research analysts earning an average salary of $69,160. Advertising and promotions managers in this area earn $78,750/yr and there are 190 employed.
San Antonio lies in Bexar county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the San Antonio area has 837,030 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $18.25/hr average worker wage, and a $37,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.222 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by advertising and promotions managers, and 1.361/1000 are held by market research analysts.
Of the 5 advertising schools with a 100-mile radius of San Antonio, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Schreiner University comes out as the most expensive ($17,356/yr) for advertising students, with Coastal Bend College as the lowest, reported at only $4,285/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Antonio|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||83.3 miles|