With an overall population of 11,260 and a student population of 1,450, approximately 1,450 of Palos Heights students attend one of Palos Heights's schools that offer human services programs.
Palos Heights's largest human services school is Trinity Christian College. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Human Services program at Trinity Christian College.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a human services degree in Palos Heights. In 2009 tuition at human services schools in Palos Heights was $20,959 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a human services program in Palos Heights. And if you live on campus at one of the Palos Heights-based human services schools, you will have an added expense of $7,910 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a human services professional in Palos Heights, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 human services professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Palos Heights area. The government projects that the number of human services professionals in Palos Heights will increase by 26% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Palos Heights is $27,630 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for human services professionals.