With an overall population of 15,060 and a student population of 3,327, approximately 3,327 of Tifton students attend one of Tifton's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Tifton, by student population, is Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. In 2010, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College graduated approximately 3 students from its administrative assisting program.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an administrative assisting degree from one of Tifton's administrative assistant schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,713 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Tifton administrative assisting schools was an average of $18,689 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $775 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a administrative assistant program in Tifton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,040 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,673.
If you plan on staying in Tifton after graduating from administrative assistant school, you should know that job prospects for administrative assistants in Tifton, which is the most popular administrative assisting profession, are good. In 2010, there were 86,710 administrative assistants in Georgia. Of these administrative assistants, 4,180 were working in the greater Tifton area. By the year 2018, the number of administrative assistants is expected to increase by 17% in Tifton. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Tifton is $20,640 per year, which is lower than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.