Carthage has a total population of 6,664 and a student population of 2,123. Of these students, 2,123 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Carthage, by student population, is Panola College. In 2010, Panola College graduated approximately 11 students with credentials in administrative assisting.
A reported 26 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting in Carthage in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Carthage's administrative assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,143 per year in instate tuition and $15,767 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,625 for administrative assisting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,374 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,213.
If you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Carthage, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 239,400 administrative assistants in Texas. Of these administrative assistants, 7,000 were working in the greater Carthage area. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Carthage will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
As an administrative assistant in Carthage, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,180 per year. This is lower than the average salary for administrative assistants in the state.