With an overall population of 100,266 and a student population of 40,242, approximately 5,167 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Athens Technical College is the largest administrative assistant school in Athens, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Administrative Assisting program at Athens Technical College.
A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting from administrative assistant schools in Athens in 2010. If you decide to attend a administrative assistant school in Athens, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,043.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a administrative assistant program in Athens.
If you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Athens, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 86,710 administrative assistants in Georgia. Of these administrative assistants, 1,430 were working in the greater Athens area. Athens's administrative assistant workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
As an administrative assistant in Athens, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,800 per year. This is higher than the average salary for administrative assistants in the state.