Administrative Assistant in New Jersey

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Schools Offering Administrative Assisting Programs in New Jersey


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of New Jersey receive administrative assisting certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 261 administrative assistants graduate from New Jersey's 22 administrative assistant schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Jersey that has a administrative assistant program is Central Career Institute LLC. Central Career Institute LLC, which was ranked 63rd in the country in 2010, is located in South Plainfield. 29 students graduated with a certificate in administrative assistant from Central Career Institute LLC in 2010.

Performance Training, which is located in Toms River, is the second-ranked school in New Jersey that has a administrative assistant program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 15 students graduated from Performance Training administrative assistant program.

Ocean County Vocational-Technical School, which is located in Toms River, is the third-ranked school in New Jersey that has a administrative assistant program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. Tuition at Ocean County Vocational-Technical School was $0 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a New Jersey administrative assistant school, average tuition will be $2,923 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,048 per year to $20,700 per year. In 2010, the administrative assistant schools that charged the highest tuition rates in New Jersey were:

  1. Berkeley College - located in Little Falls, students are charged $20,700 per year
  2. Thomas Edison State College - located in Trenton, students are charged $4,883 per year
  3. Salem Community College - located in Penns Grove, students are charged $3,924 per year

The following New Jersey administrative assistant schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Mercer County Community College - located in Princeton Junction, students are charged $3,048 per year
  2. Union County College - located in Cranford, students are charged $3,120 per year
  3. Ocean County College - located in Toms River, students are charged $3,146 per year

An administrative assistant certificate from a New Jersey school... what next?

A large number of New Jersey administrative assistant graduates become administrative assistants. In 2010, there were 20,450 administrative assistants working in New Jersey. The New Jersey counties with the largest populations of administrative assistants are:

  1. Essex County - 5,680 administrative assistants
  2. Middlesex County - 4,970 administrative assistants
  3. Mercer County - 2,090 administrative assistants

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in New Jersey will grow by 2%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 27,000 administrative assistants working in New Jersey.

Salary

An administrative assistant in New Jersey makes an average of $55,300 per year. However, this number is only an average. administrative assistants in New Jersey had varying salaries from $27,750 to $83,210 per year in 2010. On average an administrative assistant earns the most in the following New Jersey counties:

  1. Essex County - $57,070 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $54,790 per year
  3. Atlantic County - $54,080 per year

On average, administrative assistants earns the least in the following New Jersey counties:

  1. Cape May County - $50,580 per year
  2. Burlington County - $51,800 per year
  3. Mercer County - $52,570 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in administrative assisting in New Jersey and to compare salaries with various related fields such as administrative assisting or business administration, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Administrative Assisting in New Jersey
  • Certificate in Administrative Assisting in New Jersey

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,424 miles from location Thomas Edison State College Trenton NJ 2.1761 n/a 18,206
5,399 miles from location Bergen Community College Paramus NJ 11.8148 n/a 16,469
5,434 miles from location Camden County College Blackwood NJ 11.4238 n/a 15,670
5,393 miles from location Brookdale Community College Lincroft NJ 14.4833 n/a 15,639
5,407 miles from location Union County College Cranford NJ 8.60973 n/a 12,751
5,390 miles from location Ocean County College Toms River NJ 14.9813 n/a 10,415
5,419 miles from location Mercer County Community College Princeton Junction NJ 10.9855 n/a 9,621
5,402 miles from location Passaic County Community College Paterson NJ 8.25029 n/a 8,883
5,411 miles from location Atlantic Cape Community College Mays Landing NJ 11.4678 n/a 7,588
5,438 miles from location Gloucester County College Sewell NJ 12.0629 n/a 6,490
5,430 miles from location Cumberland County College Vineland NJ 13.5656 n/a 4,014
5,403 miles from location Berkeley College Little Falls NJ 20.7455 52% 3,709
5,455 miles from location Salem Community College Penns Grove NJ 10.9259 n/a 1,514
5,395 miles from location HoHoKus-Hackensack School of Business and Medical Sciences Hackensack NJ 13.3918 100% 958
5,399 miles from location Hohokus School-RETS Nutley Nutley NJ 27.5783 n/a 570
0 miles from location Ocean County Vocational-Technical School Toms River NJ 36.1029 n/a 434
5,436 miles from location Prism Career Institute Cherry Hill NJ 30.7836 80% 368
0 miles from location Prism Career Institute Pleasantville NJ 28.4243 79% 279
5,410 miles from location Central Career Institute LLC South Plainfield NJ 37.4705 100% 161
5,401 miles from location Keyskills Learning Clifton NJ 30.637 n/a 62
5,393 miles from location Performance Training Toms River NJ 36.2217 100% 52
5,395 miles from location Adult & Continuing Education-BCTS Hackensack NJ 34.1918 n/a 42
 

Curious what studying Administrative Assistant gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in New Jersey

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Office Clerks, General + 74,820 $30,310 -17.8%
2
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive + 64,340 $37,230 -13.1%
3
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants + 20,450 $55,300 -18.9%
4
Legal Secretaries + 11,180 $45,460 -17.3%
 

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