Worcester has a total population of 172,648 and a student population of 31,163. Of these students, 8,349 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Worcester, by student population, is Quinsigamond Community College. In 2010, Quinsigamond Community College graduated approximately 4 students from its administrative assisting program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with an administrative assisting certificate in Worcester. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,128 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $720 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 Worcester, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 66,140 administrative assistants in Massachusetts. Of these administrative assistants, 4,390 were working in the greater Worcester area. By the year 2018, the number of administrative assistants is expected to increase by 1% in Worcester. 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 Worcester is $31,880 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for administrative assistants.