Maine contains four schools that offer administrative assistant programs. Eastern Maine Community College, the highest-ranking administrative assistant school in ME, has a total student population of 2,099 and is the 3183rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 administrative assistant schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Beal College comes out as the most expensive ($21,240/yr), with Eastern Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,452/yr.
Administrative Assistant students from Maine schools who go on to become administrative assistants, dental assistants, medical secretaries, medical office assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 22,336,450 people working as office and administrative support employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $32,990. Also, Switchboard operators, including answering service make on average $26,000 per year and there are about 146,980 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 940 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average yearly salary of $23,980. Office and administrative support employees in this state earn $30,430/yr and there are 98,780 employed.
Also, within the administrative assistant schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from administrative assistant, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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