Seattle, WA (population: 614,214) has eight office administration schools within its city limits. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with an office administration program, has a total student population of 45,943. It is the 26th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Washington.
Office Administration students from Seattle 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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area alone, there are 17,420 employed stock clerks and order fillers earning an average salary of $29,400. 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 12.403/1000 are held by stock clerks and order fillers.
Of the 8 office administration schools in Seattle, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Antioch University Seattle comes out as the most expensive ($27,635/yr) for office administration students, with Seattle Community College-South Campus as the lowest, reported at only $6,159/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|