San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has two fashion merchandising schools within its city limits. University of the Incarnate Word, the highest ranked school in the city with a fashion merchandising program, has a total student population of 6,756. It is the 535th highest ranked school in the USA and the 23rd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about fashion merchandising programs in San Antonio, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of fashion merchandising professors at University of the Incarnate Word such as Ester Gabrysh, Teresa Lopez, Carla Perez, and Nancy Reininger.
Fashion Merchandising students from San Antonio schools who go on to become fashion merchandisers, fashion designers, fashion models, fashion marketers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 61,280 people working as merchandise displayers and window trimmers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $28,480. Also, Commercial and industrial designers make on average $61,400 per year and there are about 29,170 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 40 employed commercial and industrial designers earning an average salary of $43,320. Merchandise displayers and window trimmers in this area earn $26,000/yr and there are 740 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 0.882 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by merchandise displayers and window trimmers, and 0.052/1000 are held by commercial and industrial designers.
Of the 2 fashion merchandising schools in San Antonio, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, International Academy of Design and Technology comes out as the most expensive ($25,075/yr) for fashion merchandising students, with University of the Incarnate Word as the lowest, reported at only $17,358/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|