An Industry of Opportunity

For decades, bioscience has been identified as an industry of opportunity for Greater San Antonio. Often referred to as the “Home of Military Medicine” and the new destination for precision therapeutics, San Antonio is at the intersection of military, commercial and academic assets that will help us grow our bioscience eco-system.
Southwest Research Institution partners with UT Health Center, UTSA and TX Biomed to create custom therapies for hard hitting diseases.
Bioscience & health care in Greater S.A.
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$6.6b

GRP
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97k

employed
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location
quotient

.87

A Healthy Start
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A History of Innovation
SAPPT
R & D Leaders changing
the world through
Precision Therapies.
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10.2%
projected
job growth
2020 to 2024
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1 in 6
people in
Greater S.A.
are employed in Bioscience
and Health Care.
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41K

new jobs
added
2009 to 2017
Military Connection
Greater San Antonio is the epicenter of Military medicine. In addition to hospitals and rehab facilities available to San Antonio’s veterans and active duty military members, our private sector also partners with the military on scientific innovations and research projects.

Slide health professionals staff
Brooke Army Medical center,
the “Home of Army Medicine.”
8k over
Slide Headquarters
of Air Force’s
59th Medical Wing
in S.A.
Slide at Brooke Army Medical Center
houses the military’s only burn unit.
U.S. Institute
of Surgical
Research
Slide Home of Navy
Medicine
Education
and Training
Command
Slide houses the Army’s Medical
Department Center and School.
Fort Sam
Houston
Slide projects collaboration collaboration More than 2K
military/private
Workforce
As both the research and development capital of Texas and a central part of national health care, the bioscience industry in San Antonio offers myriad opportunities for growth.
$46K
Entry Level Salary
$87K
average Salary
See how far your money will go in Greater S.A.
Cost of Living
Top Posted Occupations
Registered Nurses
Technicians
Scientists
Top Three Posted Skills
Lab Proficiency
Management
Nursing
Top Completed Programs
UT Health San Antonio - The city’s top employer and educator trains over 3,200 student in more than 55-degree programs
University of the Incarnate Word - The UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine trains primary care osteopathic physicians to meet community health needs
Alamo Colleges District - Health and Bioscience institute offers health-career preparation programs
Source: Emsi Job Posting Data, Q2 2020
If you’re ready for a career in bioscience, San Antonio is ready for you.
S.A. Jobs
Bioscience Partners
To learn more about San Antonio’s thriving bioscience and health care industry visit BioMed SA. This nonprofit organization is dedicated to growing the bioscience community and promoting San Antonio as a city of science and health.
Grow with US
To learn more about how SAEDF can help your bioscience company grow in San Antonio click here.