San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has six computer forensics schools within its city limits. St Marys University, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer forensics 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).
Computer Forensics students from San Antonio schools who go on to become computer forensics specialists, computer security specialists, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 512,720 people working as computer systems analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,430. Also, Computer specialists make on average $78,010 per year and there are about 195,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 1,280 employed computer specialists earning an average salary of $76,480. Computer systems analysts in this area earn $*/yr and there are 3,000 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 3.589 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by computer systems analysts, and 1.531/1000 are held by computer specialists.
Of the 6 computer forensics schools in San Antonio, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Trinity University comes out as the most expensive ($23,549/yr) for computer forensics students, with Palo Alto College as the lowest, reported at only $3,481/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|