San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has one catering school within its city limits. St Philips College has a total student population of 11,008. It is the 5737th highest ranked school in the USA and the 327th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Catering students from San Antonio schools who go on to become caterers, professional caterers, food service managers, food service directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 11,218,260 people working as food preparation and serving related employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $20,880. Also, Meeting and convention planners make on average $48,060 per year and there are about 51,530 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 260 employed meeting and convention planners earning an average salary of $42,910. Food preparation and serving related employees in this area earn $19,160/yr and there are 84,090 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 100.465 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by food preparation and serving related employees, and 0.311/1000 are held by meeting and convention planners.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, St Philips College ends up costing a student $4,077/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|