Newport has a general population of 17,048 and an overall student population of 15,498. Approximately 15,378 of Newport's students are enrolled in schools that offer human resources programs.
Northern Kentucky University is the largest human resources school in Newport, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 143 students graduated from the Human Resources program at Northern Kentucky University.
In 2010, 153 students graduated with a human resources degree from one of Newport's human resources schools. Tuition in 2009 at Newport's human resources schools was $17,509 per year for instate students and $23,509 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a human resources program in Newport. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,455 per year, on average, for room and board at Newport-based human resources schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,054.
If you decide to work as a human resource professional in Newport, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,640 human resource professionals in Kentucky. Of these human resource professionals, 890 were working in the greater Newport area. Newport's human resource professional workforce is projected to decrease by -9% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Newport is $38,400 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for human resource professionals.
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