Paterson has a general population of 149,222 and an overall student population of 8,984. Approximately 8,883 of Paterson's students are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Passaic County Community College is the largest administrative assistant school in Paterson, based on student population. In 2010, Passaic County Community College graduated approximately 2 students from its administrative assisting program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an administrative assisting degree in Paterson. If you decide to attend a administrative assistant school in Paterson, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,584.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a administrative assistant program in Paterson.
Many administrative assisting graduates choose to work as administrative assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Paterson, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 administrative assistants in New Jersey were working in the greater Paterson area. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Paterson will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Paterson is $28,190 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for administrative assistants.