San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has five LVN schools within its city limits. Galen College of Nursing-San Antonio, the highest ranked school in the city with a LVN program, has a total student population of 639. It is the 1137th highest ranked school in the USA and the 49th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
LVN students from San Antonio schools who go on to become licensed vocational nurses, nurses, LVNs, licensed vocational nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 728,670 people working as licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,900. Also, Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants make on average $24,980 per year and there are about 1,438,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 8,340 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $22,870. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $39,890/yr and there are 6,370 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 7.613 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 9.962/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
Of the 5 LVN schools in San Antonio, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas Careers comes out as the most expensive ($33,588/yr) for LVN students, with St Philips College as the lowest, reported at only $4,077/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|