Administrative Assistant in Missouri

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Schools Offering Administrative Assisting Programs in Missouri

Around 0.2% of Missouri's graduates graduate from administrative assisting certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 330 administrative assistants graduate from Missouri's 39 administrative assistant schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Missouri with a administrative assistant program is Kirksville Area Technical Center, which is located in Kirksville. In 2010, it was ranked 57th nationwide. In 2010, Kirksville Area Technical Center graduated 1 students from its administrative assistant program.

The second-ranked school in Missouri with a administrative assistant program is Grand River Technical School, which is located in Chillicothe. In 2010, it was ranked 58th nationwide.

Pike-Lincoln Technical Center, which was ranked 58th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Missouri that has a administrative assistant program. It is located in Eolia. Pike-Lincoln Technical Center charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.


If you choose to attend a Missouri administrative assistant school, average tuition will be $4,333 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,704 per year to $16,200 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Missouri administrative assistant schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Stevens Institute of Business & Arts - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $16,200 per year
  2. Pinnacle Career Institute - located in Kansas City, students are charged $13,700 per year
  3. Hickey College - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $13,430 per year

The administrative assistant schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Missouri were:

  1. East Central College - located in Union, students are charged $1,704 per year
  2. Crowder College - located in Neosho, students are charged $1,920 per year
  3. Jefferson College - located in Hillsboro, students are charged $2,040 per year

An administrative assistant certificate from a Missouri school... what next?

Most people who graduate from administrative assistant school in Missouri go on to work as an administrative assistant. 15,830 administrative assistants were working in Missouri in 2010. In Missouri, the largest numbers of administrative assistants work in the following counties:

  1. Bond County - 8,710 administrative assistants
  2. Franklin County - 7,610 administrative assistants
  3. Callaway County - 1,410 administrative assistants

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of administrative assistants in the state of Missouri will grow to 24,370. This would require a 4% growth in the profession.


On average, administrative assistants earn $41,020 per year. In 2010, however, some Missouri administrative assistants earned as little as less than $22,030 per year or as much as more than $48,700 per year. The following counties in Missouri have the highest average salaries for administrative assistants:

  1. Bond County - $44,260 per year
  2. Franklin County - $42,520 per year
  3. Doniphan County - $39,530 per year

On average, administrative assistants earns the least in the following Missouri counties:

  1. Butler County - $31,450 per year
  2. Alexander County - $32,460 per year
  3. Audrain County - $32,860 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in administrative assisting in Missouri and to compare salaries with various related fields such as administrative assisting or business administration, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Administrative Assisting in Missouri
  • Bachelor's Degree in Administrative Assisting in Missouri
  • Certificate in Administrative Assisting in Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,245 miles from location Metro Business College Arnold MO n/a n/a n/a
6,344 miles from location Metro Business College Jefferson City MO n/a n/a n/a
6,321 miles from location Metro Business College Rolla MO n/a n/a n/a
6,407 miles from location Ozarks Technical Community College Springfield MO 11.4627 n/a 12,884
6,198 miles from location Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau MO 28.8196 47% 10,801
6,482 miles from location Northwest Missouri State University Maryville MO 30.4083 41% 7,076
6,465 miles from location Metropolitan Community College-Longview Lees Summit MO 10.817 n/a 6,292
6,255 miles from location Jefferson College Hillsboro MO 18.6583 n/a 5,788
6,356 miles from location Moberly Area Community College Moberly MO 17.7037 n/a 4,952
6,468 miles from location Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods Kansas City MO 9.55251 n/a 4,880
6,472 miles from location Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Kansas City MO 9.3452 n/a 4,656
6,466 miles from location Crowder College Neosho MO 18.5042 n/a 4,482
6,401 miles from location State Fair Community College Sedalia MO 16.3254 n/a 4,263
6,277 miles from location East Central College Union MO 12.8274 n/a 4,203
6,251 miles from location Mineral Area College Park Hills MO 18.8434 n/a 3,671
6,249 miles from location Three Rivers Community College Poplar Bluff MO 15.6351 n/a 3,527
6,342 miles from location Lincoln University Jefferson City MO 15.6751 n/a 3,314
6,416 miles from location North Central Missouri College Trenton MO 22.466 n/a 1,802
6,465 miles from location Vatterott College Kansas City MO 20.6058 n/a 960
6,471 miles from location Pinnacle Career Institute Kansas City MO 21.7884 n/a 919
6,201 miles from location Metro Business College of Cape Girardeau Cape Girardeau MO 31.2236 n/a 667
6,406 miles from location Vatterott College Springfield MO 26.1229 n/a 609
6,406 miles from location Baptist Bible College and Graduate School Springfield MO 13.8688 n/a 557
6,473 miles from location Vatterott College Joplin MO 24.1238 n/a 536
6,249 miles from location Hickey College Saint Louis MO 25.5214 n/a 480
6,481 miles from location Vatterott College Saint Joseph MO 25.634 n/a 304
6,471 miles from location Franklin Technology-MSSU Joplin MO 31.8145 n/a 226
6,235 miles from location Stevens Institute of Business & Arts Saint Louis MO 36.152 100% 200
6,327 miles from location South Central Career Center West Plains MO 31.7599 n/a 121
6,414 miles from location Grand River Technical School Chillicothe MO 42.3195 89% 102
6,361 miles from location Kirksville Area Technical Center Kirksville MO 43.307 100% 67
6,279 miles from location Pike-Lincoln Technical Center Eolia MO 38.9774 100% 56
6,201 miles from location Sikeston Career and Technology Center Sikeston MO 35.9231 100% 51
6,371 miles from location Lebanon Technology and Career Center Lebanon MO 34.48 n/a 50
6,351 miles from location Columbia Area Vocational Technical School Columbia MO 36.3446 100% 43
6,432 miles from location Lex La-Ray Technical Center Lexington MO 30.0167 n/a 43
6,397 miles from location Saline County Career Center Marshall MO 35.037 100% 35
6,374 miles from location Lake Career and Technical Center Camdenton MO 37.4864 n/a 5
6,429 miles from location Clinton Technical School Clinton MO 16.6984 100% 1

Curious what studying Administrative Assistant gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Missouri

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Office Clerks, General + 65,520 $28,580 -24.9%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive + 31,740 $28,350 26.4%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants + 15,830 $41,020 -36.9%
Legal Secretaries + 3,900 $38,510 -22.2%

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