New Orleans has a total population of 484,674 and a student population of 59,719. Of these students, 16,758 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
New Orleans's largest administrative assistant school is Delgado Community College. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from Delgado Community College with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with an administrative assisting degree from one of New Orleans's administrative assistant schools. In 2009 tuition at administrative assistant schools in New Orleans was $2,466 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for administrative assisting related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in New Orleans after graduating from administrative assistant school, you should know that job prospects for administrative assistants in New Orleans, which is the most popular administrative assisting profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 38,940 administrative assistants in Louisiana. Of these administrative assistants, 10,190 were working in the greater New Orleans area. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in New Orleans will decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in New Orleans is $28,630 per year, which is higher than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.