Wausau has a general population of 38,426 and an overall student population of 4,650. Approximately 4,574 of Wausau's students are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Northcentral Technical College is the largest administrative assistant school in Wausau, based on student population. In 2010, Northcentral Technical College graduated approximately 7 students from its administrative assisting program.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting from administrative assistant schools in Wausau in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Wausau's administrative assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,914 per year in instate tuition and $13,435 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,265 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,479 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,435.
After graduating with your credentials in administrative assisting, if you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Wausau, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 68,720 administrative assistants in Wisconsin, 1,550 were working in the greater Wausau area. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Wausau will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Wausau is $27,990 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for administrative assistants.