El Dorado has a total population of 12,057 and a student population of 9,229. Of these students, 9,229 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Of the 1 administrative assistant schools in El Dorado, the largest administrative assisting school, by student population, is Butler Community College. In 2010, Butler Community College graduated approximately 5 students from its administrative assisting program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with an administrative assisting degree from one of El Dorado's administrative assistant schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,170 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all El Dorado administrative assisting schools was an average of $11,670 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the El Dorado-based administrative assistant schools, you will have an added expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,170.
After graduating with your credentials in administrative assisting, if you decide to work as an administrative assistant in El Dorado, your job prospects are good. There were 25,330 administrative assistants working in Kansas and 4,620 working in the greater El Dorado area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of administrative assistants is expected to increase by 12% in El Dorado. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
As an administrative assistant in El Dorado, you can expect to make an average salary of $25,430 per year. This is higher than the average salary for administrative assistants in the state.