With an overall population of 24,747 and a student population of 8,735, approximately 6,691 of Salem students attend one of Salem's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Salem's largest administrative assistant school is National College-Salem. Approximately 50 students graduated in 2010 from National College-Salem with credentials in administrative assisting.
A reported 50 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting in Salem in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $8,149 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,980 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a administrative assistant program in Salem.
If you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Salem, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 117,750 administrative assistants in Virginia, 4,460 were working in the greater Salem area. Salem'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 Salem is $26,100 per year, which is higher than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.