Merced has a total population of 63,893 and a student population of 13,945. Of these students, 10,446 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Merced College is the largest administrative assistant school in Merced, based on student population. In 2010, Merced College graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in administrative assisting.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting from administrative assistant schools in Merced in 2010. In 2009 tuition at administrative assistant schools in Merced was $658 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in administrative assisting, if you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Merced, your job prospects are average. There were 372,500 administrative assistants working in California and 1,190 working in the greater Merced area in 2010. The number of administrative assistants in Merced is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
As an administrative assistant in Merced, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,180 per year. This is lower than the average salary for administrative assistants in the state.