Emporia has a total population of 26,760 and a student population of 6,920. Of these students, 606 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Flint Hills Technical College is the largest administrative assistant school in Emporia, based on student population. In 2010, Flint Hills Technical College graduated approximately 25 students from its administrative assisting program.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with an administrative assisting certificate in Emporia. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,660 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,300 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Emporia, your job prospects are not very good. There were 19,730 administrative assistants working in Kansas and 7,690 working in the greater Emporia area in 2010. Emporia's administrative assistant workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
As an administrative assistant in Emporia, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,170 per year. This is lower than the average salary for administrative assistants in the state.