Kilgore has a total population of 11,301 and a student population of 6,375. Of these students, 6,375 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Kilgore, by student population, is Kilgore College. Approximately 40 students graduated in 2010 from Kilgore College with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 40 students graduated with an administrative assisting certificate from one of Kilgore's administrative assistant schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,330 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Kilgore administrative assisting schools was an average of $11,194 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,813 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a administrative assistant program in Kilgore. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,980 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,350.
If you plan on staying in Kilgore after graduating from administrative assistant school, you should know that job prospects for administrative assistants in Kilgore, which is the most popular administrative assisting profession, are good. There were 239,400 administrative assistants working in Texas and 2,250 working in the greater Kilgore area in 2010. Kilgore's administrative assistant workforce is projected to increase by 16% 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 Kilgore is $24,380 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for administrative assistants.