San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has six counseling schools within its city limits. St Marys University, the highest ranked school in the city with a counseling 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 counseling programs in San Antonio, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of counseling professors at St Marys University such as Dana Comstock, Romulo Montilla, and Ray Wooten.
Counseling students from San Antonio schools who go on to become counseling psychologists, school counselors, counselors, christian counselors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 30,900 people working as counselors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,400. Also, Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists make on average $59,070 per year and there are about 219,240 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 1,820 employed human resources, training, and labor relations specialists earning an average salary of $63,070. Counselors in this area earn $55,500/yr and there are 300 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 0.353 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by counselors, and 2.177/1000 are held by human resources, training, and labor relations specialists.
Of the 6 counseling 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 counseling 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|