Butte has a general population of 33,892 and an overall student population of 2,741. Approximately 507 of Butte's students are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Butte's largest administrative assistant school is Montana Tech-College of Technology. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Montana Tech-College of Technology with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with an administrative assisting degree in Butte. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,907 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Butte administrative assisting schools was an average of $18,873 per year in 2009.
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, you will face an additional expense of $6,602 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Butte, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 11,310 administrative assistants in Montana, 3,090 were working in the greater Butte area. Butte's administrative assistant workforce is projected to increase by 2% 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 Butte is $28,000 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for administrative assistants.