With an overall population of 8,232 and a student population of 4,294, approximately 4,294 of Hillsboro students attend one of Hillsboro's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Hillsboro, by student population, is Hill College. In 2010, Hill College graduated approximately 6 students from its administrative assisting program.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting in Hillsboro in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,605 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Hillsboro administrative assisting schools was an average of $12,005 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,300 for administrative assisting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hillsboro-based administrative assistant schools, you will have an added expense of $3,150 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,588.
Many administrative assisting graduates choose to work as administrative assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hillsboro, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 239,400 administrative assistants in Texas, 3,310 were working in the greater Hillsboro area. By the year 2018, the number of administrative assistants is expected to increase by 16% in Hillsboro. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
As an administrative assistant in Hillsboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $23,050 per year. This is lower than the average salary for administrative assistants in the state.