Jonesboro has a general population of 55,515 and an overall student population of 12,156. Approximately 12,156 of Jonesboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Jonesboro's largest administrative assistant school is Arkansas State University-Main Campus. In 2010, Arkansas State University-Main Campus graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in administrative assisting.
Tuition in 2009 at Jonesboro's administrative assistant schools was $17,226 per year for instate students and $25,146 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a administrative assistant program in Jonesboro. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,856 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,970.
After graduating with your credentials in administrative assisting, if you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Jonesboro, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 23,360 administrative assistants in Arkansas, 890 were working in the greater Jonesboro area. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Jonesboro 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 Jonesboro is $19,720 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for administrative assistants.
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