With an overall population of 52,029 and a student population of 6,383, approximately 6,261 of Bend students attend one of Bend's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Bend, by student population, is Central Oregon Community College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Central Oregon Community College with credentials in administrative assisting.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting from administrative assistant schools in Bend in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,967 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bend administrative assisting schools was an average of $18,387 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,125 for administrative assisting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,692 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,275.
Many administrative assisting graduates choose to work as administrative assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bend, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 37,450 administrative assistants in Oregon. Of these administrative assistants, 1,030 were working in the greater Bend area. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Bend will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
As an administrative assistant in Bend, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,790 per year. This is higher than the average salary for administrative assistants in the state.