Sumter has a general population of 39,643 and an overall student population of 5,148. Approximately 4,137 of Sumter's students are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Sumter's largest administrative assistant school is Central Carolina Technical College. In 2010, Central Carolina Technical College graduated approximately 30 students with credentials in administrative assisting.
A reported 40 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting in Sumter in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,320 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $945 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a administrative assistant program in Sumter.
Many administrative assisting graduates choose to work as administrative assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Sumter, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 42 administrative assistants in South Carolina were working in the greater Sumter area. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Sumter will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Sumter is $21,910 per year, which is lower than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.