Pocatello has a general population of 51,466 and an overall student population of 13,585. Approximately 13,493 of Pocatello's students are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
Of the 1 human services schools in Pocatello, the largest human services school, by student population, is Idaho State University. Approximately 42 students graduated in 2010 from Idaho State University with credentials in human services.
A reported 42 students graduated with credentials in human services in Pocatello in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,092 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pocatello human services schools was an average of $24,894 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a human services program in Pocatello. And if you live on campus at one of the Pocatello-based human services schools, you will have an added expense of $5,050 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,042.
Many human services graduates choose to work as human services professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pocatello, your job prospects are good. There were 2,010 human services professionals working in Idaho and 130 working in the greater Pocatello area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of human services professionals is expected to increase by 42% in Pocatello. This anticipated 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 Pocatello is $32,190 per year, which is higher than the average for human services professionals state-wide.