Tucson has a total population of 486,699 and a student population of 77,749. Of these students, 35,880 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Tucson's largest administrative assistant school is Pima Community College. In 2010, approximately 98 students graduated from the Administrative Assisting program at Pima Community College.
In 2010, 109 students graduated with an administrative assisting certificate in Tucson. In 2009 tuition at administrative assistant schools in Tucson was $1,352 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a administrative assistant program in Tucson.
If you plan on staying in Tucson after graduating from administrative assistant school, you should know that job prospects for administrative assistants in Tucson, which is the most popular administrative assisting profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 60,330 administrative assistants in Arizona. Of these administrative assistants, 6,970 were working in the greater Tucson area. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Tucson will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Tucson is $25,670 per year, which is higher than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.