San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has three CAD schools within its city limits. ITT Technical Institute-San Antonio, the highest ranked school in the city with a CAD program, has a total student population of 729. It is the 3684th highest ranked school in the USA and the 188th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
CAD students from San Antonio schools who go on to become drafters, architects, computer aided designers, project architects, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,290 people working as drafters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,210. Also, Architectural and civil drafters make on average $47,710 per year and there are about 105,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 1,010 employed architectural and civil drafters earning an average salary of $39,770. Drafters in this area earn $40,230/yr and there are 80 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 0.099 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by drafters, and 1.212/1000 are held by architectural and civil drafters.
Of the 3 CAD schools in San Antonio, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-San Antonio comes out as the most expensive ($22,407/yr) for CAD students, with San Antonio College as the lowest, reported at only $3,422/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|