Greenville, NC (population: 85,963) has fifteen administrative assistant schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Pamlico Community College, the highest ranked school in this group with an administrative assistant program, has a total student population of 518. It is the 1663rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 42nd highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Administrative Assistant students from Greenville 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 Greenville area alone, there are 100 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $21,910. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $29,510/yr and there are 11,030 employed.
Greenville lies in Pitt county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Greenville area has 73,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $17.57/hr average worker wage, and a $36,550 average annual salary. Thus, about 150.931 out of every 1000 jobs in Greenville are held by office and administrative support employees, and 1.318/1000 are held by switchboard operators, including answering service.
Of the 15 administrative assistant schools with a 100-mile radius of Greenville, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fayetteville Technical Community College comes out as the most expensive ($13,508/yr) for administrative assistant students, with Nash Community College as the lowest, reported at only $481/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Greenville|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||35.1 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||38.7 miles|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||70.8 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||96.5 miles|