If you decide that you want to get an administrative assisting degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 administrative assistant schools in Jamestown, New York. Jamestown has a total population of 31,730 and a student population of 4,353. Of these students, 4,353 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Jamestown Business College is the largest administrative assistant school in Jamestown, based on student population. In 2010, Jamestown Business College graduated approximately 25 students with credentials in administrative assisting.
A total of 30 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting from administrative assistant schools in Jamestown in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,900 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Jamestown administrative assisting schools was an average of $18,540 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for administrative assisting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Jamestown-based administrative assistant schools, you will have an added expense of $7,850 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,507.
If you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Jamestown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 180,560 administrative assistants in New York. Of these administrative assistants, 3,690 were working in the greater Jamestown area. Jamestown's administrative assistant workforce is projected to 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 Jamestown is $27,720 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for administrative assistants.