Rhode Island contains two schools that offer administrative assistant programs. Gibbs College, the highest-ranking administrative assistant school in RI, has a total student population of 27 and is the 4627th highest ranked school in America.
Administrative Assistant students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 570 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average yearly salary of $26,410. Office and administrative support employees in this state earn $34,300/yr and there are 82,040 employed.
Also, within the administrative assistant schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from administrative assistant, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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