Keller, TX (population: 41,437) has four pathology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Texas Christian University, the highest ranked school in this group with a pathology program, has a total student population of 8,853. It is the 142nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Pathology students from Keller schools who go on to become pathologists, homeopathologists, forensic pathologists, speech language pathologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 111,640 people working as speechlanguage pathologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $68,350. Also, Therapists make on average $54,400 per year and there are about 13,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are 30 employed therapists earning an average salary of $58,260. Speechlanguage pathologists in this area earn $61,470/yr and there are 680 employed.
Keller lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.796 out of every 1000 jobs in Keller are held by speechlanguage pathologists, and 0.036/1000 are held by therapists.
Of the 4 pathology schools with a 100-mile radius of Keller, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas Christian University comes out as the most expensive ($24,560/yr) for pathology students, with Texas Woman's University as the lowest, reported at only $9,272/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Keller|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||4.9 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||10.7 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||14.0 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||15.1 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||20.6 miles|