Farmington has a general population of 37,844 and an overall student population of 8,990. Approximately 8,990 of Farmington's students are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Farmington, by student population, is San Juan College. In 2010, San Juan College graduated approximately 21 students from its administrative assisting program.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with an administrative assisting certificate in Farmington. If you decide to attend a administrative assistant school in Farmington, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $768.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a administrative assistant program in Farmington.
After graduating with your credentials in administrative assisting, if you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Farmington, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 17,580 administrative assistants in New Mexico. Of these administrative assistants, 1,220 were working in the greater Farmington area. Farmington's administrative assistant workforce is projected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Farmington is $28,550 per year, which is lower than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.