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Administrative Assistant Schools in Columbia, Maryland

Administrative Assistant Schools in Columbia, MD

Columbia has a general population of 88,254 and an overall student population of 10,398. Approximately 8,778 of Columbia's students are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.

The largest administrative assistant school in Columbia, by student population, is Howard Community College. In 2010, Howard Community College graduated approximately 0 students from its administrative assisting program.

In 2009 tuition at administrative assistant schools in Columbia was $3,993 per year, on average.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year.

Administrative Assisting Salaries and Career Outlook in Columbia

If you plan on staying in Columbia after graduating from administrative assistant school, you should know that job prospects for administrative assistants in Columbia, which is the most popular administrative assisting profession, are average. In 2010, of the 68,550 administrative assistants in Maryland, 32,840 were working in the greater Columbia area. By the year 2018, the number of administrative assistants is expected to increase by 10% in Columbia. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.

The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Columbia is $28,860 per year, which is higher than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Administrative Assistant Degree in Columbia
  • Associates Degree in Administrative Assistant
  • Bachelors Degree in Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant Classes
  • Administrative Assistant Courses
  • Administrative Assistant Training

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  1. 1Howard Community CollegeHoward Community College

    10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, Maryland 21044-3197

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate