Canton has a total population of 15,288 and a student population of 2,194. Of these students, 2,118 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Canton, by student population, is Spoon River College. In 2010, Spoon River College graduated approximately 5 students from its administrative assisting program.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with an administrative assisting certificate in Canton. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,670 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,410 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a administrative assistant program in Canton.
After graduating with your credentials in administrative assisting, if you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Canton, your job prospects are average. There were 115,790 administrative assistants working in Illinois and 3,800 working in the greater Canton area in 2010. Canton's administrative assistant workforce is projected 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 Canton, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,260 per year. This is lower than the average salary for administrative assistants in the state.