Billings has a general population of 89,847 and an overall student population of 6,086. Approximately 1,406 of Billings's students are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Of the 1 administrative assistant schools in Billings, the largest administrative assisting school, by student population, is Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with an administrative assisting degree from one of Billings's administrative assistant schools. If you decide to attend one of Billings's administrative assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,661 per year in instate tuition and $18,301 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Billings-based administrative assistant schools, you will have an added expense of $5,310 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,641.
Many administrative assisting graduates choose to work as administrative assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Billings, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 administrative assistants in Montana were working in the greater Billings area. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Billings will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Billings is $25,710 per year, which is higher than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.
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