San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has eight chemistry schools within its city limits. St Marys University, the highest ranked school in the city with a chemistry program, has a total student population of 3,893. It is the 405th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about chemistry programs in San Antonio, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of chemistry professors at St Marys University such as Fredrick Alvares, Jack Calentine, Brother Cummiskey, Udo Kranz, Michael Losiewicz, and Susan Oxley.
Chemistry students from San Antonio schools who go on to become chemists, biochemists, analytical research chemists, chemistry professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 79,910 people working as chemists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $72,740. Also, Biochemists and biophysicists make on average $88,550 per year and there are about 22,860 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 70 employed biochemists and biophysicists earning an average salary of $111,840. Chemists in this area earn $62,690/yr and there are 330 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 0.392 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by chemists, and 0.083/1000 are held by biochemists and biophysicists.
Of the 8 chemistry schools in San Antonio, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio comes out as the most expensive ($24,192/yr) for chemistry 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|