Joliet has a total population of 106,221 and a student population of 18,860. Of these students, 15,288 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Joliet Junior College is the largest administrative assistant school in Joliet, based on student population. In 2010, Joliet Junior College graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with an administrative assisting degree from one of Joliet's administrative assistant schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,790 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,350 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year.
Many administrative assisting graduates choose to work as administrative assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Joliet, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 administrative assistants in Illinois were working in the greater Joliet area. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Joliet will 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 Joliet is $28,800 per year, which is higher than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.