Lakewood has a total population of 58,211 and a student population of 14,761. Of these students, 6,573 are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
Lakewood's largest human services school is Clover Park Technical College. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Human Services program at Clover Park Technical College.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a human services certificate from one of Lakewood's human services schools. In 2009 tuition at human services schools in Lakewood was $3,859 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $972 for human services related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Lakewood after graduating from human services school, you should know that job prospects for human services professionals in Lakewood, which is the most popular human services profession, are good. In 2010, there were 7,820 human services professionals in Washington State. Of these human services professionals, 1,360 were working in the greater Lakewood area. By the year 2018, the number of human services professionals is expected to increase by 15% in Lakewood. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for human services professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a human services professional in Lakewood is $35,390 per year, which is higher than the average for human services professionals state-wide.