Winston Salem, NC has twenty-five administrative assistant schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Valley College, the highest ranked school in this group with an administrative assistant program, has a total student population of 34. It is the 776th highest ranked school in the USA and the 13th highest in the state of West Virginia (#1 is Marshall University).
Administrative Assistant students from Winston Salem 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.
Of the 25 administrative assistant schools with a 100-mile radius of Winston Salem, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brookstone College comes out as the most expensive ($34,289/yr) for administrative assistant students, with Wytheville Community College as the lowest, reported at only $1,335/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Winston Salem|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||16.0 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||68.4 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||91.0 miles|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||91.6 miles|