With an overall population of 152,082 and a student population of 20,020, approximately 6,782 of Springfield students attend one of Springfield's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Springfield, by student population, is Springfield Technical Community College. In 2010, Springfield Technical Community College graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with an administrative assisting certificate in Springfield. In 2009 tuition at administrative assistant schools in Springfield was $3,936 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 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 Springfield, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 66,140 administrative assistants in Massachusetts. Of these administrative assistants, 5,780 were working in the greater Springfield area. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Springfield will increase by 1% 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 Springfield is $28,670 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for administrative assistants.