Fairbanks has a general population of 30,224 and an overall student population of 9,137. Approximately 9,137 of Fairbanks's students are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Fairbanks, by student population, is University of Alaska Fairbanks. In 2010, University of Alaska Fairbanks graduated approximately 0 students from its administrative assisting program.
If you decide to attend one of Fairbanks's administrative assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,742 per year in instate tuition and $25,822 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,802 per year, on average, for room and board at Fairbanks-based administrative assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,308.
After graduating with your credentials in administrative assisting, if you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Fairbanks, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 7,000 administrative assistants in Alaska. Of these administrative assistants, 1,090 were working in the greater Fairbanks area. The number of administrative assistants in Fairbanks is expected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
As an administrative assistant in Fairbanks, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,050 per year. This is higher than the average salary for administrative assistants in the state.
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