San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has six electronics schools within its city limits. St Marys University, the highest ranked school in the city with an electronics 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).
Electronics students from San Antonio schools who go on to become electronic workers, electricians, electronic technologists, electronics engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 193,570 people working as electrical and electronic equipment assemblers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $30,690. Also, Electrical and electronic engineering technicians make on average $55,410 per year and there are about 154,050 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 680 employed electrical and electronic engineering technicians earning an average salary of $56,060. Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers in this area earn $29,050/yr and there are 1,220 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 1.454 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by electrical and electronic equipment assemblers, and 0.813/1000 are held by electrical and electronic engineering technicians.
Of the 6 electronics schools in San Antonio, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hallmark College of Technology/Hallmark College of Aeronautics comes out as the most expensive ($37,478/yr) for electronics 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|