San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has three gerontology schools within its city limits. The University of Texas at San Antonio, the highest ranked school in the city with a gerontology program, has a total student population of 28,955. It is the 489th highest ranked school in the USA and the 21st highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Gerontology students from San Antonio schools who go on to become gerontologists, physicians, clinical dietitians, medical staff physicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,308,380 people working as life, physical, and social science employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,660. Also, Rehabilitation counselors make on average $34,710 per year and there are about 112,690 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 360 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average salary of $41,150. Life, physical, and social science employees in this area earn $63,890/yr and there are 6,400 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 7.643 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by life, physical, and social science employees, and 0.436/1000 are held by rehabilitation counselors.
Of the 3 gerontology schools in San Antonio, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of the Incarnate Word comes out as the most expensive ($17,358/yr) for gerontology 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|