With an overall population of 75,838 and a student population of 22,941, approximately 9,001 of Wilmington students attend one of Wilmington's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Of the 1 administrative assistant schools in Wilmington, the largest administrative assisting school, by student population, is Cape Fear Community College. In 2010, Cape Fear Community College graduated approximately 4 students from its administrative assisting program.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting from administrative assistant schools in Wilmington in 2010. In 2009 tuition at administrative assistant schools in Wilmington was $1,737 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,260 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Wilmington after graduating from administrative assistant school, you should know that job prospects for administrative assistants in Wilmington, which is the most popular administrative assisting profession, are average. In 2010, of the 63,150 administrative assistants in North Carolina, 2,490 were working in the greater Wilmington area. By the year 2018, the number of administrative assistants is expected to increase by 8% in Wilmington. This anticipated 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 Wilmington is $24,930 per year, which is lower than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.