Jasper has a general population of 14,052 and an overall student population of 4,554. Approximately 4,554 of Jasper's students are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Bevill State Community College is the largest administrative assistant school in Jasper, based on student population. Approximately 32 students graduated in 2010 from Bevill State Community College with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with an administrative assisting degree in Jasper. Tuition in 2009 at Jasper's administrative assistant schools was $12,450 per year for instate students and $14,722 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for administrative assisting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Jasper-based administrative assistant schools, you will have an added expense of $1,815 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,030.
If you plan on staying in Jasper after graduating from administrative assistant school, you should know that job prospects for administrative assistants in Jasper, which is the most popular administrative assisting profession, are not very good. There were 45,390 administrative assistants working in Alabama and 11,560 working in the greater Jasper area in 2010. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Jasper will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
As an administrative assistant in Jasper, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,220 per year. This is higher than the average salary for administrative assistants in the state.