Elgin has a total population of 94,487 and a student population of 13,102. Of these students, 11,704 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Of the 1 administrative assistant schools in Elgin, the largest administrative assisting school, by student population, is Elgin Community College. In 2010, Elgin Community College graduated approximately 12 students from its administrative assisting program.
A reported 35 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting in Elgin in 2010. In 2009 tuition at administrative assistant schools in Elgin was $2,194 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,700 for administrative assisting related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Elgin, 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 Elgin area. The number of administrative assistants in Elgin is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. 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 Elgin is $28,800 per year, which is higher than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.