San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has five medicine schools within its city limits. Career Quest, the highest ranked school in the city with a medicine program, has a total student population of 356. It is the 3115th highest ranked school in the USA and the 148th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Medicine students from San Antonio schools who go on to become physicians, doctors, nurses, surgeons, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 274,160 people working as physicians and surgeons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $173,860. Also, Anesthesiologists make on average $211,750 per year and there are about 37,450 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are ** employed anesthesiologists earning an average salary of $253,790. Physicians and surgeons in this area earn $131,640/yr and there are 2,120 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 2.531 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by physicians and surgeons, and **/1000 are held by anesthesiologists.
Of the 5 medicine schools in San Antonio, only 2 have 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 medicine students, with Palo Alto College as the lowest, reported at only $3,481/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|