If you are interested in pursuing administrative assisting, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 administrative assistant schools in Joplin, Missouri. Joplin has a total population of 45,504 and a student population of 7,222. Of these students, 762 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Of the 2 administrative assistant schools in Joplin, the largest administrative assisting school, by student population, is Vatterott College. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Administrative Assisting program at Vatterott College.
In 2010, 28 students graduated with an administrative assisting certificate in Joplin. In 2009 tuition at administrative assistant schools in Joplin was $9,800 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $867 for administrative assisting related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in administrative assisting, if you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Joplin, your job prospects are not very good. There were 79,120 administrative assistants working in Missouri and 1,710 working in the greater Joplin area in 2010. The number of administrative assistants in Joplin is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. 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 Joplin is $22,220 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for administrative assistants.