Gardner has a general population of 20,770 and an overall student population of 4,761. Approximately 4,761 of Gardner's students are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
Mount Wachusett Community College is the largest human services school in Gardner, based on student population. In 2010, Mount Wachusett Community College graduated approximately 25 students from its human services program.
A reported 25 students graduated with credentials in human services in Gardner in 2010. If you decide to attend a human services school in Gardner, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $4,110.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for human services related books and supplies every year.
Many human services graduates choose to work as human services professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Gardner, your job prospects are good. There were 15,310 human services professionals working in Massachusetts and 480 working in the greater Gardner area in 2010. The government projects that the number of human services professionals in Gardner will 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 Gardner, 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.