With an overall population of 10,849 and a student population of 13,865, approximately 13,865 of Big Rapids students attend one of Big Rapids's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Of the 1 administrative assistant schools in Big Rapids, the largest administrative assisting school, by student population, is Ferris State University. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Administrative Assisting program at Ferris State University.
If you decide to attend one of Big Rapids's administrative assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,522 per year in instate tuition and $28,812 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,940 per year, on average, for room and board at Big Rapids-based administrative assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Big Rapids after graduating from administrative assistant school, you should know that job prospects for administrative assistants in Big Rapids, which is the most popular administrative assisting profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 109,560 administrative assistants in Michigan. Of these administrative assistants, 8,250 were working in the greater Big Rapids area. The number of administrative assistants in Big Rapids is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
As an administrative assistant in Big Rapids, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,190 per year. This is lower than the average salary for administrative assistants in the state.