Fort Collins, CO (population: 141,921) has one administrative assistant school within its city limits. Institute of Business and Medical Careers has a total student population of 293. It is the 2408th highest ranked school in the USA and the 27th highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Administrative Assistant students from Fort Collins schools who go on to become administrative assistants, dental assistants, medical secretaries, medical office assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 22,336,450 people working as office and administrative support employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $32,990. Also, Switchboard operators, including answering service make on average $26,000 per year and there are about 146,980 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Fort Collins-Loveland area alone, there are 110 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $21,420. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $32,610/yr and there are 18,970 employed.
Fort Collins lies in Larimer county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Fort Collins-Loveland area has 128,650 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,210 average annual salary. Thus, about 147 out of every 1000 jobs in Fort Collins are held by office and administrative support employees, and 1/1000 are held by switchboard operators, including answering service.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Institute of Business and Medical Careers ends up costing a student $9,225/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Collins|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||48.9 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||65.5 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||70.1 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||71.4 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||82.5 miles|