Beaufort, SC has one administrative assistant school within its city limits. Technical College of the Lowcountry has a total student population of 2,565. It is the 5846th highest ranked school in the USA and the 83rd highest in the state of South Carolina (#1 is Clemson University).
Administrative Assistant students from Beaufort 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 Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 120 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $23,570. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $29,560/yr and there are 16,910 employed.
Beaufort lies in Beaufort county, which is one of the 27 counties in South Carolina. Overall, the Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 114,980 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $17.07/hr average worker wage, and a $35,500 average annual salary. Thus, about 147.055 out of every 1000 jobs in Beaufort are held by office and administrative support employees, and 1.017/1000 are held by switchboard operators, including answering service.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Technical College of the Lowcountry ends up costing a student $10,110/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Beaufort|
|North Charleston||SC||99,930||3||24.6487||24||49.4 miles|
|Mount Pleasant||SC||67,849||4||14.9584||103||54.3 miles|