Charlottesville, VA (population: 41,429) has one administrative assistant school within its city limits. Piedmont Virginia Community College has a total student population of 5,401. It is the 5417th highest ranked school in the USA and the 116th highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University).
Administrative Assistant students from Charlottesville 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 Charlottesville area alone, there are 100 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $22,420. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $31,840/yr and there are 14,860 employed.
Charlottesville lies in Charlottesville county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Charlottesville area has 93,180 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.9% unemployment rate, $20.99/hr average worker wage, and a $43,660 average annual salary. Thus, about 159.487 out of every 1000 jobs in Charlottesville are held by office and administrative support employees, and 1.079/1000 are held by switchboard operators, including answering service.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Piedmont Virginia Community College ends up costing a student $6,120/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Charlottesville|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||72.1 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||92.2 miles|