Dodge City has a total population of 25,176 and a student population of 1,706. Of these students, 1,706 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Dodge City Community College is the largest administrative assistant school in Dodge City, based on student population. In 2010, Dodge City Community College graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an administrative assisting certificate in Dodge City. Tuition in 2009 at Dodge City's administrative assistant schools was $11,536 per year for instate students and $12,016 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,502 per year, on average, for room and board at Dodge City-based administrative assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,034.
If you plan on staying in Dodge City after graduating from administrative assistant school, you should know that job prospects for administrative assistants in Dodge City, which is the most popular administrative assisting profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 administrative assistants in Kansas were working in the greater Dodge City area. The number of administrative assistants in Dodge City is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. 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 Dodge City is $24,170 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for administrative assistants.