With an overall population of 20,013 and a student population of 11,350, approximately 11,308 of Hays students attend one of Hays's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Hays, by student population, is Fort Hays State University. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Administrative Assisting program at Fort Hays State University.
If you decide to attend one of Hays's administrative assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,674 per year in instate tuition and $22,827 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $840 for administrative assisting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,560 per year, on average, for room and board at Hays-based administrative assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,114.
Many administrative assisting graduates choose to work as administrative assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hays, your job prospects are not very good. There were 19,730 administrative assistants working in Kansas and 7,690 working in the greater Hays area in 2010. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Hays will 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 Hays is $24,170 per year, which is lower than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.