Alexandria has a general population of 128,283 and an overall student population of 663. Approximately 174 of Alexandria's students are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
CET-Alexandria is the largest administrative assistant school in Alexandria, based on student population. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from CET-Alexandria with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with an administrative assisting certificate from one of Alexandria's administrative assistant schools.
Many administrative assisting graduates choose to work as administrative assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Alexandria, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 117,750 administrative assistants in Virginia. Of these administrative assistants, 56,530 were working in the greater Alexandria area. Alexandria's administrative assistant workforce is projected to 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 Alexandria is $30,910 per year, which is higher than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.