San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has five administrative assistant schools within its city limits. Southern Careers Institute 1 Inc, the highest ranked school in the city with an administrative assistant program, has a total student population of 169. It is the 1607th highest ranked school in the USA and the 68th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Administrative Assistant students from San Antonio 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 San Antonio area alone, there are 1,190 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $23,670. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $30,430/yr and there are 153,600 employed.
San Antonio lies in Bexar county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the San Antonio area has 837,030 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $18.25/hr average worker wage, and a $37,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 183.508 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by office and administrative support employees, and 1.423/1000 are held by switchboard operators, including answering service.
Of the 5 administrative assistant schools in San Antonio, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Career Point College comes out as the most expensive ($18,801/yr) for administrative assistant students, with San Antonio College as the lowest, reported at only $3,422/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Antonio|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||83.3 miles|