Hobbs has a total population of 28,657 and a student population of 2,841. Of these students, 2,313 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Of the 1 administrative assistant schools in Hobbs, the largest administrative assisting school, by student population, is New Mexico Junior College. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from New Mexico Junior College with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an administrative assisting certificate from one of Hobbs's administrative assistant schools. If you decide to attend one of Hobbs's administrative assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,280 per year in instate tuition and $9,400 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,008 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a administrative assistant program in Hobbs. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,950 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $4,696.
If you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Hobbs, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 17,580 administrative assistants in New Mexico, 3,100 were working in the greater Hobbs area. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Hobbs will decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Hobbs is $26,030 per year, which is lower than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.