Fort Lauderdale has a general population of 152,397 and an overall student population of 73,020. Approximately 29,153 of Fort Lauderdale's students are enrolled in schools that offer human resources programs.
Fort Lauderdale's largest human resources school is Nova Southeastern University. In 2010, approximately 95 students graduated from the Human Resources program at Nova Southeastern University.
A reported 187 students graduated with credentials in human resources in Fort Lauderdale in 2010. If you decide to attend a human resources school in Fort Lauderdale, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,100.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for human resources related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Fort Lauderdale-based human resources schools, you will have an added expense of $8,634 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,918.
If you decide to work as a human resource professional in Fort Lauderdale, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 11,820 human resource professionals in Florida. Of these human resource professionals, 840 were working in the greater Fort Lauderdale area. The government projects that the number of human resource professionals in Fort Lauderdale will decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for human resource professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a human resource professional in Fort Lauderdale is $31,450 per year, which is lower than the average for human resource professionals state-wide.