San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has five social work schools within its city limits. The University of Texas at San Antonio, the highest ranked school in the city with a social work program, has a total student population of 28,955. It is the 489th highest ranked school in the USA and the 21st highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about social work programs in San Antonio, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of social work professors at The University of Texas at San Antonio such as Margaret Costantino, and Mary Houston-Vega.
Social Work students from San Antonio schools who go on to become social work case managers, social workers, social scientists, health and social service managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 73,250 people working as social workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,470. Also, Community and social services employees make on average $42,750 per year and there are about 1,891,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 9,070 employed community and social services employees earning an average salary of $42,680. Social workers in this area earn $47,450/yr and there are 480 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 0.576 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by social workers, and 10.830/1000 are held by community and social services employees.
Of the 5 social work schools in San Antonio, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio comes out as the most expensive ($13,591/yr) for social work 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|