Omaha has a general population of 390,007 and an overall student population of 47,574. Approximately 17,003 of Omaha's students are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Omaha's largest administrative assistant school is Metropolitan Community College Area. In 2010, Metropolitan Community College Area graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with an administrative assisting degree in Omaha. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,364 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Omaha administrative assisting schools was an average of $13,332 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a administrative assistant program in Omaha. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,740 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,964.
After graduating with your credentials in administrative assisting, if you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Omaha, your job prospects are not very good. There were 13,690 administrative assistants working in Nebraska and 5,640 working in the greater Omaha area in 2010. The number of administrative assistants in Omaha is expected to increase by 2% 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 Omaha is $29,250 per year, which is higher than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.