San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has four clinical research schools within its city limits. The University of Texas at San Antonio, the highest ranked school in the city with a clinical research program, has a total student population of 28,955. It is the 489th highest ranked school in the USA and the 21st highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Clinical Research students from San Antonio schools who go on to become clinical researchers, clinical laboratory researchers, institutional research directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 152,420 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,860. Also, Medical records and health information technicians make on average $33,880 per year and there are about 170,580 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 1,620 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average salary of $32,090. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this area earn $35,400/yr and there are 1,080 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 1.296 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by medical and clinical laboratory technicians, and 1.931/1000 are held by medical records and health information technicians.
Of the 4 clinical research schools in San Antonio, only 2 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 clinical research students, with St Philips College as the lowest, reported at only $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|