Americus has a general population of 17,013 and an overall student population of 5,465. Approximately 2,562 of Americus's students are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Americus's largest administrative assistant school is South Georgia Technical College. In 2010, South Georgia Technical College graduated approximately 43 students from its administrative assisting program.
A reported 76 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting in Americus in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Americus's administrative assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $7,375 per year in instate tuition and $9,175 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $870 for administrative assisting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,600 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $4,485.
Many administrative assisting graduates choose to work as administrative assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Americus, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 86,710 administrative assistants in Georgia, 3,060 were working in the greater Americus area. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Americus will increase by 17% 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 Americus is $19,700 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for administrative assistants.