With an overall population of 18,291 and a student population of 7,945, approximately 7,945 of Mattoon students attend one of Mattoon's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Lake Land College is the largest administrative assistant school in Mattoon, based on student population. Approximately 107 students graduated in 2010 from Lake Land College with credentials in administrative assisting.
A reported 176 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting in Mattoon in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,544 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $388 for administrative assisting related books and supplies every year.
Many administrative assisting graduates choose to work as administrative assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mattoon, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 51 administrative assistants in Illinois were working in the greater Mattoon area. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Mattoon will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Mattoon is $22,230 per year, which is lower than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.