With an overall population of 19,243 and a student population of 7,277, approximately 7,277 of Pittsburg students attend one of Pittsburg's schools that offer human resources programs.
Of the 1 human resources schools in Pittsburg, the largest human resources school, by student population, is Pittsburg State University. In 2010, approximately 32 students graduated from the Human Resources program at Pittsburg State University.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with a human resources degree in Pittsburg. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,862 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pittsburg human resources schools was an average of $23,386 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for human resources related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,744 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,102.
After graduating with your credentials in human resources, if you decide to work as a human resource professional in Pittsburg, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,620 human resource professionals working in Kansas and 390 working in the greater Pittsburg area in 2010. The number of human resource professionals in Pittsburg is expected to 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 Pittsburg is $31,550 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for human resource professionals.