With an overall population of 16,708 and a student population of 3,647, approximately 3,647 of Elko students attend one of Elko's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Great Basin College is the largest administrative assistant school in Elko, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Administrative Assisting program at Great Basin College.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an administrative assisting degree in Elko. Tuition in 2009 at Elko's administrative assistant schools was $9,400 per year for instate students and $15,588 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,090 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,110.
Many administrative assisting graduates choose to work as administrative assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Elko, your job prospects are not very good. There were 31,390 administrative assistants working in Nevada and 840 working in the greater Elko area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of administrative assistants is expected to decrease by 0% in Elko. 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 Elko is $30,120 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for administrative assistants.