Moses Lake has a general population of 14,953 and an overall student population of 2,169. Approximately 2,169 of Moses Lake's students are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Moses Lake, by student population, is Big Bend Community College. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Administrative Assisting program at Big Bend Community College.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting in Moses Lake in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Moses Lake's administrative assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,065 per year in instate tuition and $13,455 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Moses Lake-based administrative assistant schools, you will have an added expense of $2,925 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,887.
After graduating with your credentials in administrative assisting, if you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Moses Lake, your job prospects are average. There were 59,940 administrative assistants working in Washington State and 1,050 working in the greater Moses Lake area in 2010. The number of administrative assistants in Moses Lake is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
As an administrative assistant in Moses Lake, you can expect to make an average salary of $26,070 per year. This is lower than the average salary for administrative assistants in the state.