Texarkana has a total population of 34,782 and a student population of 6,671. Of these students, 5,018 are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Texarkana College is the largest administrative assistant school in Texarkana, based on student population. In 2010, Texarkana College graduated approximately 25 students with credentials in administrative assisting.
A total of 29 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting from administrative assistant schools in Texarkana in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Texarkana's administrative assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,539 per year in instate tuition and $11,439 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,777 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,400 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,745.
Many administrative assisting graduates choose to work as administrative assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Texarkana, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 176,110 administrative assistants in Texas, 870 were working in the greater Texarkana area. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Texarkana will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
As an administrative assistant in Texarkana, you can expect to make an average salary of $25,140 per year. This is higher than the average salary for administrative assistants in the state.