San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has two physical therapy assistant schools within its city limits. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, the highest ranked school in the city with a physical therapy assistant program, has a total student population of 3,223. It is the 5284th highest ranked school in the USA and the 300th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Physical Therapy Assistant students from San Antonio schools who go on to become physical therapy assistants, exercise physiologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 174,490 people working as physical therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $76,220. Also, Physical therapist aides make on average $24,990 per year and there are about 44,160 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 270 employed physical therapist aides earning an average salary of $22,820. Physical therapists in this area earn $94,170/yr and there are 1,060 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 1.270 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by physical therapists, and 0.328/1000 are held by physical therapist aides.
Of the 2 physical therapy assistant schools in San Antonio, only 1 has 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 physical therapy assistant 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|