With an overall population of 15,416 and a student population of 3,501, approximately 3,501 of Martinsville students attend one of Martinsville's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Of the 1 administrative assistant schools in Martinsville, the largest administrative assisting school, by student population, is Patrick Henry Community College. In 2010, Patrick Henry Community College graduated approximately 26 students with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with an administrative assisting degree in Martinsville. If you decide to attend a administrative assistant school in Martinsville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,669.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Martinsville after graduating from administrative assistant school, you should know that job prospects for administrative assistants in Martinsville, which is the most popular administrative assisting profession, are good. There were 117,750 administrative assistants working in Virginia and 4,970 working in the greater Martinsville area in 2010. Martinsville's administrative assistant workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Martinsville is $20,700 per year, which is lower than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.