Pueblo, CO (population: 107,496) has one administrative assistant school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Arapahoe Community College has a total student population of 9,969. It is the 5541st highest ranked school in the USA and the 91st highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Administrative Assistant students from Pueblo 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 Pueblo area alone, there are 40 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $25,090. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $29,600/yr and there are 10,040 employed.
Pueblo lies in Pueblo county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Pueblo area has 56,230 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $36,530 average annual salary. Thus, about 178 out of every 1000 jobs in Pueblo 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, Arapahoe Community College ends up costing a student $9,279/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pueblo|
|Colorado Springs||CO||388,306||17||23.417||343||41.5 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||77.8 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||88.8 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||90.5 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||94.9 miles|