With an overall population of 127,427 and a student population of 2,374, approximately 332 of Grand Prairie students attend one of Grand Prairie's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Grand Prairie, by student population, is Arlington Career Institute. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Administrative Assisting program at Arlington Career Institute.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting from administrative assistant schools in Grand Prairie in 2010.
After graduating with your credentials in administrative assisting, if you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Grand Prairie, your job prospects are good. There were 239,400 administrative assistants working in Texas and 49,540 working in the greater Grand Prairie area in 2010. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Grand Prairie will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Grand Prairie is $28,800 per year, which is higher than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.