San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has four dental hygienist schools within its city limits. The College of Health Care Professions, the highest ranked school in the city with a dental hygienist program, has a total student population of 272. It is the 1092nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 47th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Dental Hygienist students from San Antonio schools who go on to become dental hygienists, dental assistants, dental professionals, dental hygienistss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 173,900 people working as dental hygienists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,860. Also, Dentists specialists make on average $153,570 per year and there are about 5,010 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 4 dental hygienist schools in San Antonio, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The College of Health Care Professions comes out as the most expensive ($24,741/yr) for dental hygienist 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|