Pendleton has a general population of 16,354 and an overall student population of 2,720. Approximately 2,720 of Pendleton's students are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Pendleton, by student population, is Blue Mountain Community College. In 2010, Blue Mountain Community College graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with an administrative assisting degree in Pendleton. If you decide to attend a administrative assistant school in Pendleton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,068.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,632 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a administrative assistant program in Pendleton.
If you plan on staying in Pendleton after graduating from administrative assistant school, you should know that job prospects for administrative assistants in Pendleton, which is the most popular administrative assisting profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 administrative assistants in Oregon were working in the greater Pendleton area. By the year 2018, the number of administrative assistants is expected to increase by 8% in Pendleton. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
As an administrative assistant in Pendleton, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,210 per year. This is lower than the average salary for administrative assistants in the state.