San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has two sonography schools within its city limits. Baptist Health System School of Health Professions, the highest ranked school in the city with a sonography program, has a total student population of 458. It is the 4965th highest ranked school in the USA and the 278th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Sonography students from San Antonio schools who go on to become sonographers, sonography specialists, diagnostic medical sonographers, ultrasonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640. Also, Pediatricians, general make on average $161,410 per year and there are about 29,460 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are ** employed pediatricians, general earning an average salary of $158,220. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this area earn $61,000/yr and there are 240 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 0.284 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by diagnostic medical sonographers, and **/1000 are held by pediatricians, general.
Of the 2 sonography schools in San Antonio, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baptist Health System School of Health Professions comes out as the most expensive ($13,191/yr) for sonography 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|