Oklahoma City, OK (population: 564,147) has three administrative assistant schools within its city limits. Metro Technology Centers, the highest ranked school in the city with an administrative assistant program, has a total student population of 1,172. It is the 1836th highest ranked school in the USA and the 39th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Administrative Assistant students from Oklahoma City 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 Oklahoma City area alone, there are 630 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $22,890. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $29,210/yr and there are 98,510 employed.
Oklahoma City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary. Thus, about 174.450 out of every 1000 jobs in Oklahoma City are held by office and administrative support employees, and 1.110/1000 are held by switchboard operators, including answering service.
Of the 3 administrative assistant schools in Oklahoma City, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Metro Technology Centers comes out as the most expensive ($16,578/yr) for administrative assistant students, with Oklahoma City Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,452/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oklahoma City|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||25.4 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||88.8 miles|