Fort Scott has a general population of 8,297 and an overall student population of 2,017. Approximately 2,017 of Fort Scott's students are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Of the 1 administrative assistant schools in Fort Scott, the largest administrative assisting school, by student population, is Fort Scott Community College. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Fort Scott Community College with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with an administrative assisting certificate in Fort Scott. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,364 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fort Scott administrative assisting schools was an average of $13,044 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a administrative assistant program in Fort Scott. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,120 per year, on average, for room and board at Fort Scott-based administrative assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,870.
Many administrative assisting graduates choose to work as administrative assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fort Scott, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 19,730 administrative assistants in Kansas, 7,690 were working in the greater Fort Scott area. The number of administrative assistants in Fort Scott is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
As an administrative assistant in Fort Scott, 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.