San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has nine pharmacy schools within its city limits. University of the Incarnate Word, the highest ranked school in the city with a pharmacy program, has a total student population of 6,756. It is the 535th highest ranked school in the USA and the 23rd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about pharmacy programs in San Antonio, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of pharmacy professors at University of the Incarnate Word such as Nile Barnes, and Kathleen Martin.
Pharmacy students from San Antonio schools who go on to become pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy professionals, pharmacist in charges, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 267,860 people working as pharmacists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $106,630. Also, Pharmacy aides make on average $22,330 per year and there are about 52,230 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 350 employed pharmacy aides earning an average salary of $23,760. Pharmacists in this area earn $112,720/yr and there are 1,960 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 2.347 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by pharmacists, and 0.421/1000 are held by pharmacy aides.
Of the 9 pharmacy schools in San Antonio, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan Career Institute-San Antonio Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,255/yr) for pharmacy 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|