Mesa, AZ (population: 474,115) has two office administration schools within its city limits. Brookline College, the highest ranked school in the city with an office administration program, has a total student population of 379. It is the 3419th highest ranked school in the USA and the 45th highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University).
Office Administration students from Mesa schools who go on to become office administrators, business leaders, business administrators, office managers, 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, Stock clerks and order fillers make on average $23,460 per year and there are about 1,864,410 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area alone, there are 29,780 employed stock clerks and order fillers earning an average salary of $22,430. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $32,930/yr and there are 350,830 employed.
Mesa lies in Maricopa county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area has 1,763,410 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 199 out of every 1000 jobs in Mesa are held by office and administrative support employees, and 17/1000 are held by stock clerks and order fillers.
Of the 2 office administration schools in Mesa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brookline College comes out as the most expensive ($17,402/yr) for office administration students, with Mesa Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,090/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Mesa|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||36.7 miles|
|Prescott Valley||AZ||41,046||1||8.12951||6||88.8 miles|