With an overall population of 187,035 and a student population of 29,266, approximately 197 of Durham students attend one of Durham's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Durham's largest administrative assistant school is CET-Durham. In 2010, approximately 32 students graduated from the Administrative Assisting program at CET-Durham.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with an administrative assisting certificate in Durham.
If you plan on staying in Durham after graduating from administrative assistant school, you should know that job prospects for administrative assistants in Durham, which is the most popular administrative assisting profession, are average. In 2010, of the 52,020 administrative assistants in North Carolina, 5,640 were working in the greater Durham area. Durham's administrative assistant workforce is projected to increase by 10% 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 Durham is $42,620 per year, which is higher than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.