Administrative Assistant in Tennessee

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Schools Offering Administrative Assisting Programs in Tennessee


Each year, roughly 0.9% of Tennessee students graduate with certificates in administrative assisting. In other words, every year an estimated 1,264 administrative assistants graduate from Tennessee's 39 administrative assistant schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Tennessee with a administrative assistant program is Tennessee Technology Center at Paris, which is located in Paris. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. In 2010, 49 students graduated from Tennessee Technology Center at Paris' administrative assistant program.

West Tennessee Business College, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Tennessee that has a administrative assistant program. It is located in Jackson. 8 students graduated with certificate in administrative assistant from West Tennessee Business College in 2010.

Tennessee Technology Center at Murfreesboro, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Tennessee that has a administrative assistant program. It is located in Murfreesboro. 39 students graduated with certificate in administrative assistant from Tennessee Technology Center at Murfreesboro in 2010. Tennessee Technology Center at Murfreesboro charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Tennessee administrative assistant school, average tuition will be $1,954 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,057 per year to $16,500 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Tennessee administrative assistant schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. South College - located in Knoxville, students are charged $16,500 per year
  2. Virginia College-School of Business and Health - located in Chattanooga, students are charged $16,500 per year
  3. National College of Business and Technology-Nashville - located in Nashville, students are charged $9,049 per year

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

  1. Nashville State Community College - located in Nashville, students are charged $3,057 per year
  2. Cleveland State Community College - located in Cleveland, students are charged $3,101 per year
  3. Walters State Community College - located in Morristown, students are charged $3,101 per year

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

Most people who graduate from administrative assistant school in Tennessee go on to work as an administrative assistant. If you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Tennessee, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 19,570 Tennessee administrative assistants as of 2010. In Tennessee, the largest numbers of administrative assistants work in the following counties:

  1. Cannon County - 7,380 administrative assistants
  2. Crittenden County - 3,870 administrative assistants
  3. Anderson County - 2,080 administrative assistants

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of administrative assistants is expected to grow by 8% by 2018. There are projected to be 32,740 administrative assistants working in the Tennessee then.

Salary

On average, administrative assistants earn $38,250 per year. In 2010, however, some Tennessee administrative assistants earned as little as less than $18,250 per year or as much as more than $55,770 per year. The following counties in Tennessee have the highest average salaries for administrative assistants:

  1. Crittenden County - $41,370 per year
  2. Cannon County - $39,910 per year
  3. Anderson County - $37,560 per year

The following counties in Tennessee have the lowest average salaries for administrative assistants:

  1. Bedford County - $31,370 per year
  2. Christian County - $32,620 per year
  3. Benton County - $33,450 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in administrative assisting in Tennessee 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 Tennessee
  • Certificate in Administrative Assisting in Tennessee

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,227 miles from location Southwest Tennessee Community College Memphis TN 14.7936 100% 13,016
5,898 miles from location Pellissippi State Community College Knoxville TN 13.7609 54% 10,297
6,078 miles from location Austin Peay State University Clarksville TN 23.2352 58% 10,188
5,956 miles from location Chattanooga State Community College Chattanooga TN 8.14202 n/a 9,431
6,049 miles from location Nashville State Community College Nashville TN 13.5085 52% 8,869
6,030 miles from location Volunteer State Community College Gallatin TN 14.7314 77% 8,430
5,849 miles from location Walters State Community College Morristown TN 17.9546 100% 6,853
5,923 miles from location Roane State Community College Harriman TN 17.0634 79% 6,281
5,803 miles from location Northeast State Community College Blountville TN 17.2694 89% 6,270
5,935 miles from location Cleveland State Community College Cleveland TN 13.0714 65% 3,615
6,042 miles from location National College of Business and Technology-Nashville Nashville TN 15.1149 n/a 2,267
5,887 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Knoxville Knoxville TN 28.6057 n/a 1,055
5,891 miles from location South College Knoxville TN 17.765 100% 996
6,088 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Hohenwald Hohenwald TN 28.1844 n/a 877
5,851 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Morristown Morristown TN 29.7961 n/a 825
5,789 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Elizabethton Elizabethton TN 27.8719 n/a 795
6,227 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Memphis Memphis TN 22.0968 n/a 787
6,010 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Hartsville Hartsville TN 23.7514 n/a 748
6,079 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Dickson Dickson TN 26.7533 n/a 650
6,049 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Nashville Nashville TN 29.7471 n/a 644
5,965 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Livingston Livingston TN 26.9149 n/a 608
6,023 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville Shelbyville TN 29.9003 n/a 580
5,955 miles from location Virginia College-School of Business and Health Chattanooga TN 8.82241 100% 572
6,164 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Jackson Jackson TN 28.0493 n/a 537
6,141 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at McKenzie McKenzie TN 30.4549 n/a 485
5,947 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Crossville Crossville TN 24.4497 n/a 451
6,160 miles from location West Tennessee Business College Jackson TN 32.2501 100% 435
5,916 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Harriman Harriman TN 31.0297 n/a 405
6,024 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Murfreesboro Murfreesboro TN 32.0196 n/a 372
5,920 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Oneida-Huntsville Huntsville TN 28.0966 n/a 366
6,130 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Crump Crump TN 25.8126 n/a 359
5,986 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at McMinnville McMinnville TN 31.8239 n/a 314
6,206 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Covington Covington TN 28.0115 n/a 302
5,922 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Athens Athens TN 30.7859 n/a 285
6,130 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Paris Paris TN 32.4163 n/a 283
6,176 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Whiteville Whiteville TN 26.1354 n/a 266
5,902 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Jacksboro Jacksboro TN 24.7131 n/a 247
6,198 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Ripley Ripley TN 25.5716 n/a 211
6,184 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Newbern Newbern TN 29.2042 n/a 145
 

Curious what studying Administrative Assistant gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Office Clerks, General + 63,470 $27,590 16.1%
2
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive + 35,870 $28,580 18.9%
3
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants + 19,570 $38,250 -31.3%
4
Legal Secretaries + 1,770 $35,880 -51.9%
 

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