Martinsville, VA has one administrative assistant school within its city limits. Patrick Henry Community College has a total student population of 3,501. It is the 5177th highest ranked school in the USA and the 109th highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University).
Administrative Assistant students from Martinsville 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 Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 190 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $19,710. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $26,100/yr and there are 20,890 employed.
Martinsville lies in Martinsville county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area has 135,950 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $15.84/hr average worker wage, and a $32,950 average annual salary. Thus, about 153.678 out of every 1000 jobs in Martinsville are held by office and administrative support employees, and 1.395/1000 are held by switchboard operators, including answering service.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Patrick Henry Community College ends up costing a student $5,363/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Martinsville|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||45.9 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||49.7 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||70.2 miles|