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 services programs.
Fitchburg State University is the largest human services school in Fitchburg, based on student population. In 2010, Fitchburg State University graduated approximately 33 students with credentials in human services.
A reported 33 students graduated with credentials in human services 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 services schools was an average of $23,500 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for human services related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Fitchburg-based human services schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,200.
If you decide to work as a human services professional in Fitchburg, your job prospects are good. There were 15,310 human services professionals working in Massachusetts and 480 working in the greater Fitchburg area in 2010. The number of human services professionals in Fitchburg is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for human services professionals.
As a human services professional in Fitchburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $25,880 per year. This is lower than the average salary for human services professionals in the state.