Rocky Mount, NC (population: 57,428) has one administrative assistant school within its city limits. Nash Community College has a total student population of 3,219. It is the 5867th highest ranked school in the USA and the 150th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Administrative Assistant students from Rocky Mount 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 Rocky Mount area alone, there are 50 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $22,390. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $29,230/yr and there are 9,300 employed.
Rocky Mount lies in Edgecombe county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Rocky Mount area has 58,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $16.12/hr average worker wage, and a $33,530 average annual salary. Thus, about 158.412 out of every 1000 jobs in Rocky Mount are held by office and administrative support employees, and 0.927/1000 are held by switchboard operators, including answering service.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Nash Community College ends up costing a student $481/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Rocky Mount|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||68.9 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||73.0 miles|