Austin, TX (population: 792,778) has two emergency management schools within its city limits. Saint Edward's University, the highest ranked school in the city with an emergency management program, has a total student population of 5,293. It is the 242nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about emergency management programs in Austin, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of emergency management professors at Saint Edward's University such as Mike Hess, Jon Hilsabeck, Frank Krafka, Leonard O'Brien, Thomas Sechrest, and Graig Williams.
Emergency Management students from Austin schools who go on to become emergency management coordinators, EMTs, paramedics, emergency managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,060 people working as emergency management specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,900. Also, Management analysts make on average $84,650 per year and there are about 552,770 of them employed in the US today.
Austin lies in Travis county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Austin-Round Rock area has 769,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $21.72/hr average worker wage, and a $45,180 average annual salary.
Of the 2 emergency management schools in Austin, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Edward's University comes out as the most expensive ($20,510/yr) for emergency management students, with Austin Community College District as the lowest, reported at only $7,469/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Austin|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||14.6 miles|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||74.4 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||88.2 miles|