Waterbury has a general population of 107,271 and an overall student population of 9,880. Approximately 2,590 of Waterbury's students are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
Waterbury's largest human services school is Post University. Approximately 34 students graduated in 2010 from Post University with credentials in human services.
A total of 44 students graduated with credentials in human services from human services schools in Waterbury in 2010. In 2009 tuition at human services schools in Waterbury was $24,300 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for human services related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Waterbury-based human services schools, you will have an added expense of $9,400 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,050.
After graduating with your credentials in human services, if you decide to work as a human services professional in Waterbury, your job prospects are average. There were 6,750 human services professionals working in Connecticut and 400 working in the greater Waterbury area in 2010. The number of human services professionals in Waterbury is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for human services professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a human services professional in Waterbury is $29,860 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for human services professionals.