Hawaii contains five schools that offer administrative assistant programs. Heald College-Honolulu, the highest-ranking administrative assistant school in HI, has a total student population of 1,376 and is the 3430th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 administrative assistant schools in Hawaii, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Heald College-Honolulu comes out as the most expensive ($14,988/yr), with Leeward Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,998/yr.
Administrative Assistant students from Hawaii 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 Hawaii alone, there are 850 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average yearly salary of $30,770. Office and administrative support employees in this state earn $34,020/yr and there are 96,780 employed.
Also, within the administrative assistant schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from administrative assistant, there are 704 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,845 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,000, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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