Scranton has a total population of 76,415 and a student population of 13,322. Of these students, 1,494 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Scranton's largest administrative assistant school is Lackawanna College. In 2010, Lackawanna College graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with an administrative assisting degree in Scranton. If you decide to attend a administrative assistant school in Scranton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $11,160.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $14,790.
If you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Scranton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 163,700 administrative assistants in Pennsylvania. Of these administrative assistants, 6,410 were working in the greater Scranton area. By the year 2018, the number of administrative assistants is expected to increase by 1% in Scranton. 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 Scranton is $24,240 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for administrative assistants.