With an overall population of 39,102 and a student population of 7,119, approximately 7,043 of Fitchburg students attend one of Fitchburg's schools that offer human resources programs.
The largest human resources school in Fitchburg, by student population, is Fitchburg State University. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Fitchburg State University with credentials in human resources.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in human resources in Fitchburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,420 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fitchburg human resources schools was an average of $23,500 per year in 2009.
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 Fitchburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,870 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,200.
Many human resources graduates choose to work as human resource professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fitchburg, your job prospects are not very good. There were 3,540 human resource professionals working in Massachusetts and 40 working in the greater Fitchburg area in 2010. Fitchburg's human resource professional workforce is projected to decrease by -14% 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 Fitchburg is $40,800 per year, which is lower than the average for human resource professionals state-wide.