Americus has a general population of 17,013 and an overall student population of 5,465. Approximately 2,903 of Americus's students are enrolled in schools that offer human resources programs.
The largest human resources school in Americus, by student population, is Georgia Southwestern State University. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Georgia Southwestern State University with credentials in human resources.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in human resources in Americus in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Americus's human resources schools was $17,366 per year for instate students and $25,882 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for human resources related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,950 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $14,430.
After graduating with your credentials in human resources, if you decide to work as a human resource professional in Americus, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 5,310 human resource professionals in Georgia, 200 were working in the greater Americus area. The number of human resource professionals in Americus is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. 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 Americus is $32,450 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for human resource professionals.