Texarkana, TX has one administrative assistant school within its city limits. Texarkana College has a total student population of 5,018. It is the 5015th highest ranked school in the USA and the 280th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Administrative Assistant students from Texarkana 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 Texarkana-Texarkana-AR area alone, there are 50 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $19,290. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $28,010/yr and there are 8,720 employed.
Texarkana lies in Bowie county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Texarkana-Texarkana-AR area has 53,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.1% unemployment rate, $16.94/hr average worker wage, and a $35,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 162.437 out of every 1000 jobs in Texarkana are held by office and administrative support employees, and 0.947/1000 are held by switchboard operators, including answering service.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texarkana College ends up costing a student $6,087/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Texarkana|
|Bossier City||LA||63,292||2||15.0075||49||66.5 miles|
|Hot Springs||AR||-||2||23.3818||62||93.9 miles|