Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has one administrative assistant school within its city limits. Heald College-Honolulu has a total student population of 1,376. It is the 3430th highest ranked school in the USA and the 9th highest in the state of Hawaii (#1 is University of Hawaii at Manoa).
Administrative Assistant students from Honolulu 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 Honolulu area alone, there are 590 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $30,770. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $34,200/yr and there are 72,900 employed.
Honolulu lies in Honolulu county, which is one of the 4 counties in Hawaii. Overall, the Honolulu area has 430,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,760 average annual salary. Thus, about 169 out of every 1000 jobs in Honolulu 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, Heald College-Honolulu ends up costing a student $14,988/yr.