Virginia Beach, VA (population: 439,564) has one administrative assistant school within its city limits. Bryant and Stratton College-Virginia Beach has a total student population of 755. It is the 5963rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 127th highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University).
Administrative Assistant students from Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area alone, there are 790 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $23,880. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $30,990/yr and there are 121,170 employed.
Virginia Beach lies in Virginia Beach county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area has 735,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $19.28/hr average worker wage, and a $40,100 average annual salary. Thus, about 164.762 out of every 1000 jobs in Virginia Beach are held by office and administrative support employees, and 1.070/1000 are held by switchboard operators, including answering service.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bryant and Stratton College-Virginia Beach ends up costing a student $13,972/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Virginia Beach|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||35.1 miles|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||90.3 miles|