With an overall population of 18,708 and a student population of 4,079, approximately 4,079 of Rock Springs students attend one of Rock Springs's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Of the 1 administrative assistant schools in Rock Springs, the largest administrative assisting school, by student population, is Western Wyoming Community College. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Western Wyoming Community College with credentials in administrative assisting.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting from administrative assistant schools in Rock Springs in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Rock Springs's administrative assistant schools was $7,852 per year for instate students and $11,116 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a administrative assistant program in Rock Springs. And if you live on campus at one of the Rock Springs-based administrative assistant schools, you will have an added expense of $4,023 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,794.
After graduating with your credentials in administrative assisting, if you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Rock Springs, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 7,070 administrative assistants in Wyoming. Of these administrative assistants, 1,130 were working in the greater Rock Springs area. The number of administrative assistants in Rock Springs is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Rock Springs is $29,780 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for administrative assistants.