West Memphis has a total population of 27,666 and a student population of 4,384. Of these students, 2,192 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Of the 1 administrative assistant schools in West Memphis, the largest administrative assisting school, by student population, is Mid-South Community College. In 2010, Mid-South Community College graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in administrative assisting.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting in West Memphis in 2010. In 2009 tuition at administrative assistant schools in West Memphis was $2,120 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as an administrative assistant in West Memphis, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 23,360 administrative assistants in Arkansas. Of these administrative assistants, 12,650 were working in the greater West Memphis area. The number of administrative assistants in West Memphis is expected to 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 West Memphis is $26,640 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for administrative assistants.