San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has four x-ray technician schools within its city limits. Galen College of Nursing-San Antonio, the highest ranked school in the city with a x-ray technician program, has a total student population of 639. It is the 1137th highest ranked school in the USA and the 49th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
X-Ray Technician students from San Antonio schools who go on to become X-ray technicians, sonography specialists, ultrasound technicians, ultrasound specialists, 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, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 14,830 employed registered nurses earning an average salary of $65,150. 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 17.714/1000 are held by registered nurses.
Of the 4 x-ray technician schools in San Antonio, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas Careers comes out as the most expensive ($33,588/yr) for x-ray technician 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|