Martinsburg, WV has one administrative assistant school within its city limits. Valley College has a total student population of 86. It is the 1488th highest ranked school in the USA and the 24th highest in the state of West Virginia (#1 is Marshall University).
Administrative Assistant students from Martinsburg 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 Hagerstown-Martinsburg-WV area alone, there are 100 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $25,830. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $30,650/yr and there are 18,950 employed.
Martinsburg lies in Berkeley county, which is one of the 16 counties in West Virginia. Overall, the Hagerstown-Martinsburg-WV area has 96,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.6% unemployment rate, $18.36/hr average worker wage, and a $38,190 average annual salary. Thus, about 196.826 out of every 1000 jobs in Martinsburg are held by office and administrative support employees, and 1.019/1000 are held by switchboard operators, including answering service.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Valley College ends up costing a student $23,421/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Martinsburg|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||45.6 miles|
|Bel Air||MD||-||2||17.834||59||47.7 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||53.6 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||53.7 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||58.2 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||61.0 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||62.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||63.3 miles|