San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has three child development schools within its city limits. University of the Incarnate Word, the highest ranked school in the city with a child development program, has a total student population of 6,756. It is the 535th highest ranked school in the USA and the 23rd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Child Development students from San Antonio schools who go on to become child development specialists, child psychologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 277,670 people working as child, family, and school social workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $43,540. Also, Preschool teachers make on average $27,450 per year and there are about 389,660 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 2,860 employed preschool teachers earning an average salary of $25,280. Child, family, and school social workers in this area earn $36,980/yr and there are 1,940 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 2.319 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by child, family, and school social workers, and 3.416/1000 are held by preschool teachers.
Of the 3 child development schools in San Antonio, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of the Incarnate Word comes out as the most expensive ($17,358/yr) for child development 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|