San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has one animal care school within its city limits. Palo Alto College has a total student population of 8,335. It is the 5687th highest ranked school in the USA and the 322nd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Animal Care students from San Antonio schools who go on to become animal care supervisors, veterinarians, animal trainers, animal behavioralists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,320 people working as animal control workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,560. Also, Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers make on average $23,400 per year and there are about 71,350 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 540 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average salary of $21,220. Animal control workers in this area earn $29,470/yr and there are 100 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 0.119 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by animal control workers, and 0.648/1000 are held by veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Palo Alto College ends up costing a student $3,481/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|