San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has one veterinary assistant school within its city limits. Palo Alto College has a total student population of 8,335. It is the 5687th highest ranked school in the USA and the 322nd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Veterinary Assistant students from San Antonio schools who go on to become veterinary assistants, veterinary technicians, veterinarian assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 71,350 people working as veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $23,400. Also, Veterinary technologists and technicians make on average $30,580 per year and there are about 79,200 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 580 employed veterinary technologists and technicians earning an average salary of $26,780. Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers in this area earn $21,220/yr and there are 540 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 0.648 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers, and 0.698/1000 are held by veterinary technologists and technicians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Palo Alto College ends up costing a student $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|