With an overall population of 23,935 and a student population of 3,379, approximately 963 of Marshall students attend one of Marshall's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Of the 1 administrative assistant schools in Marshall, the largest administrative assisting school, by student population, is Texas State Technical College-Marshall. In 2010, Texas State Technical College-Marshall graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in administrative assisting.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with an administrative assisting certificate from one of Marshall's administrative assistant schools. Tuition in 2009 at Marshall's administrative assistant schools was $12,712 per year for instate students and $17,068 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a administrative assistant program in Marshall. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,585 per year, on average, for room and board at Marshall-based administrative assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,157.
After graduating with your credentials in administrative assisting, if you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Marshall, 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 Marshall area. By the year 2018, the number of administrative assistants is expected to increase by 16% in Marshall. 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 Marshall is $22,180 per year, which is lower than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.