Montana contains ten schools that offer administrative assistant programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking administrative assistant school in MT, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 administrative assistant schools in Montana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Montana comes out as the most expensive ($12,641/yr), with Salish Kootenai College as the lowest recorded at only $3,992/yr.
Administrative Assistant students from Montana schools who go on to become administrative assistants, dental assistants, medical secretaries, medical office assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 22,336,450 people working as office and administrative support employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $32,990. Also, Switchboard operators, including answering service make on average $26,000 per year and there are about 146,980 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 450 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average yearly salary of $25,080. Office and administrative support employees in this state earn $29,150/yr and there are 71,910 employed.
Also, within the administrative assistant schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from administrative assistant, there are 1015 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,803 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,505, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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