San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has two automotive and mechanics schools within its city limits. Northwest Vista College, the highest ranked school in the city with an automotive and mechanics program, has a total student population of 14,587. It is the 5400th highest ranked school in the USA and the 309th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Automotive and Mechanics students from San Antonio schools who go on to become automotive mechanics, automotive engineers, automotive technicians, mechanics, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 606,990 people working as automotive service technicians and mechanics alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,880. Also, Automotive body and related repairers make on average $41,020 per year and there are about 133,290 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 820 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average salary of $37,100. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $36,910/yr and there are 3,620 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 4.327 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 0.975/1000 are held by automotive body and related repairers.
Of the 2 automotive and mechanics schools in San Antonio, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, St Philips College comes out as the most expensive ($4,077/yr) for automotive and mechanics students, with Northwest Vista College as the lowest, reported at only $3,970/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|