Lincoln has a general population of 225,581 and an overall student population of 42,081. Approximately 11,556 of Lincoln's students are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Lincoln, by student population, is Southeast Community College Area. In 2010, Southeast Community College Area graduated approximately 33 students with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with an administrative assisting degree from one of Lincoln's administrative assistant schools. If you decide to attend one of Lincoln's administrative assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,828 per year in instate tuition and $10,301 per year in out of state tuition.
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 Lincoln. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,918 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,910.
If you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Lincoln, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 17,120 administrative assistants in Nebraska. Of these administrative assistants, 4,290 were working in the greater Lincoln area. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Lincoln will increase by 12% 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 Lincoln is $20,350 per year, which is lower than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.