With an overall population of 32,776 and a student population of 5,854, approximately 5,854 of Chicago Heights students attend one of Chicago Heights's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Prairie State College is the largest administrative assistant school in Chicago Heights, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Administrative Assisting program at Prairie State College.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with an administrative assisting certificate from one of Chicago Heights's administrative assistant schools. In 2009 tuition at administrative assistant schools in Chicago Heights was $2,228 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,360 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a administrative assistant program in Chicago Heights.
If you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Chicago Heights, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 115,790 administrative assistants in Illinois. Of these administrative assistants, 80,230 were working in the greater Chicago Heights area. By the year 2018, the number of administrative assistants is expected to increase by 9% in Chicago Heights. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Chicago Heights is $28,800 per year, which is higher than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.