San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has three paralegal schools within its city limits. Career Point College, the highest ranked school in the city with a paralegal program, has a total student population of 1,208. It is the 3266th highest ranked school in the USA and the 157th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Paralegal students from San Antonio schools who go on to become paralegals, paralegalss, paralegal professionals, real estate paralegals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 246,810 people working as paralegals and legal assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,080. Also, Legal support workers make on average $58,630 per year and there are about 39,590 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 260 employed legal support workers earning an average salary of $48,530. Paralegals and legal assistants in this area earn $39,900/yr and there are 1,510 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 1.798 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by paralegals and legal assistants, and 0.306/1000 are held by legal support workers.
Of the 3 paralegal 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 paralegal 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|