With an overall population of 29,686 and a student population of 6,568, approximately 5,053 of Walla Walla students attend one of Walla Walla's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Walla Walla, by student population, is Walla Walla Community College. In 2010, Walla Walla Community College graduated approximately 6 students from its administrative assisting program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with an administrative assisting certificate from one of Walla Walla's administrative assistant schools. In 2009 tuition at administrative assistant schools in Walla Walla was $3,171 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 Walla Walla, your job prospects are average. There were 59,940 administrative assistants working in Washington State and 1,070 working in the greater Walla Walla area in 2010. Walla Walla's administrative assistant workforce is projected 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 Walla Walla, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,070 per year. This is lower than the average salary for administrative assistants in the state.