Portland, Oregon has 2 human resources schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in human resources. Portland has a total population of 529,121 and a student population of 85,797. Of these students, 28,119 are enrolled in schools that offer human resources programs.
Portland's largest human resources school is Portland State University. In 2010, Portland State University graduated approximately 60 students from its human resources program.
A reported 61 students graduated with credentials in human resources in Portland in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Portland's human resources schools was $21,410 per year for instate students and $35,844 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,610 for human resources related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Portland-based human resources schools, you will have an added expense of $8,445 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,634.
If you decide to work as a human resource professional in Portland, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 1,550 human resource professionals in Oregon. Of these human resource professionals, 900 were working in the greater Portland area. By the year 2018, the number of human resource professionals is expected to increase by 9% in Portland. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for human resource professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a human resource professional in Portland is $37,750 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for human resource professionals.
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