With an overall population of 67,518 and a student population of 53,696, approximately 9,633 of Champaign students attend one of Champaign's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Champaign, by student population, is Parkland College. In 2010, Parkland College graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with an administrative assisting degree from one of Champaign's administrative assistant schools. If you decide to attend a administrative assistant school in Champaign, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,760.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 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 Champaign, your job prospects are not very good. There were 73,600 administrative assistants working in Illinois and 2,350 working in the greater Champaign area in 2010. Champaign's administrative assistant workforce is projected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Champaign is $35,060 per year, which is higher than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.