With an overall population of 16,461 and a student population of 2,285, approximately 2,285 of Aberdeen students attend one of Aberdeen's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Aberdeen, by student population, is Grays Harbor College. In 2010, Grays Harbor College graduated approximately 5 students from its administrative assisting program.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting in Aberdeen in 2010. In 2009 tuition at administrative assistant schools in Aberdeen was $2,816 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year.
Many administrative assisting graduates choose to work as administrative assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Aberdeen, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 59,940 administrative assistants in Washington State, 1,290 were working in the greater Aberdeen area. By the year 2018, the number of administrative assistants is expected to increase by 9% in Aberdeen. 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 Aberdeen is $27,050 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for administrative assistants.