San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has ten culinary schools within its city limits. SW School of Business and Technical Careers-Cosmetology, the highest ranked school in the city with a culinary program, has a total student population of 51. It is the 1495th highest ranked school in the USA and the 62nd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Culinary students from San Antonio schools who go on to become culinary artists, bakers, chefs, cooks, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 140,510 people working as bakers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $25,350. Also, Cooks, private household make on average $27,720 per year and there are about 770 of them employed in the US today.
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.
Of the 10 culinary schools in San Antonio, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Milan Institute of Cosmetology comes out as the most expensive ($27,430/yr) for culinary 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|