With an overall population of 11,514 and a student population of 1,756, approximately 1,756 of Parsons students attend one of Parsons's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Of the 1 administrative assistant schools in Parsons, the largest administrative assisting school, by student population, is Labette Community College. In 2010, Labette Community College graduated approximately 2 students from its administrative assisting program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an administrative assisting degree from one of Parsons's administrative assistant schools. If you decide to attend one of Parsons's administrative assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $6,255 per year in instate tuition and $7,005 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $825 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $680 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,575.
After graduating with your credentials in administrative assisting, if you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Parsons, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 19,730 administrative assistants in Kansas. Of these administrative assistants, 7,690 were working in the greater Parsons area. The number of administrative assistants in Parsons 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 Parsons, 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.