Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has three administrative assistant schools within its city limits. Bradford School, the highest ranked school in the city with an administrative assistant program, has a total student population of 657. It is the 2676th highest ranked school in the USA and the 149th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Administrative Assistant students from Columbus 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 Columbus area alone, there are 820 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $25,800. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $32,890/yr and there are 164,820 employed.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 181.483 out of every 1000 jobs in Columbus are held by office and administrative support employees, and 0.902/1000 are held by switchboard operators, including answering service.
Of the 3 administrative assistant schools in Columbus, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bradford School comes out as the most expensive ($19,008/yr) for administrative assistant students, with Columbus State Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,330/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|