Wenatchee has a total population of 27,856 and a student population of 3,529. Of these students, 3,423 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Wenatchee, by student population, is Wenatchee Valley College. In 2010, Wenatchee Valley College graduated approximately 26 students from its administrative assisting program.
In 2010, 34 students graduated with an administrative assisting certificate from one of Wenatchee's administrative assistant schools. If you decide to attend one of Wenatchee's administrative assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,155 per year in instate tuition and $12,582 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $972 for administrative assisting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,645 per year, on average, for room and board at Wenatchee-based administrative assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,886.
After graduating with your credentials in administrative assisting, if you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Wenatchee, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 59,940 administrative assistants in Washington State. Of these administrative assistants, 690 were working in the greater Wenatchee area. The number of administrative assistants in Wenatchee is expected to increase by 9% 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 Wenatchee is $26,050 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for administrative assistants.