Morganton has a general population of 17,310 and an overall student population of 3,322. Approximately 3,322 of Morganton's students are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Western Piedmont Community College is the largest administrative assistant school in Morganton, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 27 students graduated from the Administrative Assisting program at Western Piedmont Community College.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with an administrative assisting certificate from one of Morganton's administrative assistant schools. In 2009 tuition at administrative assistant schools in Morganton was $1,627 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,160 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year.
Many administrative assisting graduates choose to work as administrative assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Morganton, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 34 administrative assistants in North Carolina were working in the greater Morganton area. The number of administrative assistants in Morganton is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Morganton is $24,680 per year, which is lower than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.