Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has three administrative assistant schools within its city limits. Tulsa Technology Center-Peoria, the highest ranked school in the city with an administrative assistant program, has a total student population of 424. It is the 1275th highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Administrative Assistant students from Tulsa 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 Tulsa area alone, there are 800 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $22,470. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $29,710/yr and there are 76,800 employed.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary. Thus, about 181.452 out of every 1000 jobs in Tulsa are held by office and administrative support employees, and 1.880/1000 are held by switchboard operators, including answering service.
Of the 3 administrative assistant schools in Tulsa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Career Point College comes out as the most expensive ($19,081/yr) for administrative assistant students, with Tulsa Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,722/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|