Takoma Park has a total population of 17,299 and a student population of 1,178. Of these students, 1,178 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Washington Adventist University is the largest administrative assistant school in Takoma Park, based on student population. In 2010, Washington Adventist University graduated approximately 0 students from its administrative assisting program.
In 2009 tuition at administrative assistant schools in Takoma Park was $19,480 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a administrative assistant program in Takoma Park. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Takoma Park-based administrative assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,780.
If you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Takoma Park, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 68,550 administrative assistants in Maryland. Of these administrative assistants, 12,250 were working in the greater Takoma Park area. The number of administrative assistants in Takoma Park is expected to increase by 10% 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 Takoma Park is $29,470 per year, which is higher than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.