Great Bend has a general population of 15,345 and an overall student population of 4,237. Approximately 4,237 of Great Bend's students are enrolled in schools that offer human resources programs.
Of the 1 human resources schools in Great Bend, the largest human resources school, by student population, is Barton County Community College. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Barton County Community College with credentials in human resources.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in human resources from human resources schools in Great Bend in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,006 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Great Bend human resources schools was an average of $14,552 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,036 for human resources related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Great Bend-based human resources schools, you will have an added expense of $7,341 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,665.
After graduating with your credentials in human resources, if you decide to work as a human resource professional in Great Bend, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,620 human resource professionals in Kansas, 390 were working in the greater Great Bend area. The government projects that the number of human resource professionals in Great Bend will decrease by -6% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Great Bend is $31,550 per year, which is lower than the average for human resource professionals state-wide.