Atlanta, GA (population: 571,861) has one administrative assistant school within its city limits. Atlanta Technical College has a total student population of 4,740. It is the 5314th highest ranked school in the USA and the 140th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Administrative Assistant students from Atlanta 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 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area alone, there are 2,390 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $27,980. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $34,000/yr and there are 438,280 employed.
Atlanta lies in Fulton county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area has 2,290,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $45,520 average annual salary. Thus, about 191 out of every 1000 jobs in Atlanta 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, Atlanta Technical College ends up costing a student $5,914/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Atlanta|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||6.9 miles|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||8.6 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||56.4 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||83.8 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||87.3 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||89.0 miles|
|Warner Robins||GA||64,183||3||21.3509||61||91.8 miles|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||95.3 miles|