Palatine has a total population of 65,479 and a student population of 15,711. Of these students, 15,711 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Of the 1 administrative assistant schools in Palatine, the largest administrative assisting school, by student population, is Harper College. In 2010, Harper College graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with an administrative assisting certificate from one of Palatine's administrative assistant schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,610 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 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 Palatine, your job prospects are average. There were 115,790 administrative assistants working in Illinois and 80,230 working in the greater Palatine area in 2010. Palatine's administrative assistant workforce is projected 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 Palatine is $28,800 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for administrative assistants.