Cape Girardeau, Missouri has 2 administrative assistant schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in administrative assisting. With an overall population of 35,349 and a student population of 11,861, approximately 11,468 of Cape Girardeau students attend one of Cape Girardeau's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Cape Girardeau, by student population, is Metro Business College of Cape Girardeau. Approximately 21 students graduated in 2010 from Metro Business College of Cape Girardeau with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with an administrative assisting degree from one of Cape Girardeau's administrative assistant schools. Tuition in 2009 at Cape Girardeau's administrative assistant schools was $16,435 per year for instate students and $21,070 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $447 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a administrative assistant program in Cape Girardeau. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,358 per year, on average, for room and board at Cape Girardeau-based administrative assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,049.
Many administrative assisting graduates choose to work as administrative assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Cape Girardeau, your job prospects are not very good. There were 79,120 administrative assistants working in Missouri and 1,110 working in the greater Cape Girardeau area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of administrative assistants is expected to increase by 3% in Cape Girardeau. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Cape Girardeau is $24,650 per year, which is higher than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.
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