Wichita, KS (population: 374,803) has five office administration schools within its city limits. Newman University, the highest ranked school in the city with an office administration program, has a total student population of 2,557. It is the 569th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Kansas (#1 is Southwestern College).
Office Administration students from Wichita 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 Wichita area alone, there are 3,790 employed stock clerks and order fillers earning an average salary of $23,110. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $30,370/yr and there are 47,810 employed.
Wichita lies in Sedgwick county, which is one of the 67 counties in Kansas. Overall, the Wichita area has 295,670 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $18.81/hr average worker wage, and a $39,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 161.697 out of every 1000 jobs in Wichita are held by office and administrative support employees, and 12.813/1000 are held by stock clerks and order fillers.
Of the 5 office administration schools in Wichita, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Friends University comes out as the most expensive ($17,871/yr) for office administration students, with Wichita State University as the lowest, reported at only $9,563/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wichita|
|North Newton||KS||-||1||30.3056||44||26.4 miles|
|El Dorado||KS||-||2||14.14||133||27.6 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||46.5 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||69.4 miles|
|Great Bend||KS||-||1||20.0068||110||90.6 miles|