Elgin has a general population of 94,487 and an overall student population of 13,102. Approximately 1,231 of Elgin's students are enrolled in schools that offer human resources programs.
Elgin's largest human resources school is Judson University. In 2010, Judson University graduated approximately 19 students with credentials in human resources.
A reported 19 students graduated with credentials in human resources in Elgin in 2010. In 2009 tuition at human resources schools in Elgin was $23,500 per year, on average.
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 Elgin-based human resources schools, you will have an added expense of $8,200 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,500.
After graduating with your credentials in human resources, if you decide to work as a human resource professional in Elgin, your job prospects are not very good. There were 6,350 human resource professionals working in Illinois and 3,070 working in the greater Elgin area in 2010. Elgin's human resource professional workforce is projected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for human resource professionals.
As a human resource professional in Elgin, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,870 per year. This is higher than the average salary for human resource professionals in the state.