Hutchinson has a general population of 40,787 and an overall student population of 5,519. Approximately 5,453 of Hutchinson's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Hutchinson Community College is the largest communications school in Hutchinson, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Communications program at Hutchinson Community College.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in communications in Hutchinson in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Hutchinson's communications schools was $12,048 per year for instate students and $13,136 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hutchinson-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $4,816 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,032.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Hutchinson, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,660 communications professionals in Kansas, 270 were working in the greater Hutchinson area. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to increase by 1% in Hutchinson. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Hutchinson, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,340 per year. This is higher than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.