Kerrville, TX has twelve emergency management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The University of Texas at Austin, the highest ranked school in this group with an emergency management program, has a total student population of 50,995. It is the 18th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Emergency Management students from Kerrville 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.
Kerrville lies in Kerr county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Central Texas nonmetropolitan area has 139,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.3% unemployment rate, $15.64/hr average worker wage, and a $32,530 average annual salary.
Of the 12 emergency management schools with a 100-mile radius of Kerrville, only 7 have 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 Southwest Texas Junior College as the lowest, reported at only $3,303/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kerrville|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||55.5 miles|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||84.6 miles|