Beaufort has a total population of 12,950 and a student population of 2,565. Of these students, 2,565 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Technical College of the Lowcountry is the largest administrative assistant school in Beaufort, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Administrative Assisting program at Technical College of the Lowcountry.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting from administrative assistant schools in Beaufort in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,382 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,250 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Beaufort after graduating from administrative assistant school, you should know that job prospects for administrative assistants in Beaufort, which is the most popular administrative assisting profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 16 administrative assistants in South Carolina were working in the greater Beaufort area. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Beaufort will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Beaufort is $23,140 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for administrative assistants.