Seattle, WA (population: 614,214) has one administrative assistant school within its city limits. Seattle Community College-North Campus has a total student population of 6,524. It is the 5267th highest ranked school in the USA and the 91st highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus).
Administrative Assistant students from Seattle 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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area alone, there are 1,120 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $32,400. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $37,550/yr and there are 221,050 employed.
Seattle lies in King county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area has 1,404,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $25.60/hr average worker wage, and a $53,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 157.367 out of every 1000 jobs in Seattle are held by office and administrative support employees, and 0.796/1000 are held by switchboard operators, including answering service.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle Community College-North Campus ends up costing a student $7,946/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Seattle|
|Federal Way||WA||84,659||2||22.1387||18||21.4 miles|
|South Hill||WA||63,243||0||-||0||33.4 miles|