San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has two EMT schools within its city limits. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, the highest ranked school in the city with an EMT program, has a total student population of 3,223. It is the 5284th highest ranked school in the USA and the 300th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
EMT students from San Antonio schools who go on to become emergency medical technicians, EMTs, paramedics, emergency medical service workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 217,920 people working as emergency medical technicians and paramedics alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,020. Also, Medical and clinical laboratory technicians make on average $37,860 per year and there are about 152,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 1,080 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average salary of $35,400. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this area earn $28,540/yr and there are 1,260 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 1.511 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics, and 1.296/1000 are held by medical and clinical laboratory technicians.
Of the 2 EMT schools in San Antonio, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio comes out as the most expensive ($24,192/yr) for EMT 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|