With an overall population of 40,407 and a student population of 10,125, approximately 10,125 of Salem students attend one of Salem's schools that offer human services programs.
Of the 1 human services schools in Salem, the largest human services school, by student population, is Salem State University. In 2010, approximately 100 students graduated from the Human Services program at Salem State University.
A total of 100 students graduated with credentials in human services from human services schools in Salem in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Salem's human services schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,443 per year in instate tuition and $25,583 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for human services related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,439 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,148.
If you plan on staying in Salem after graduating from human services school, you should know that job prospects for human services professionals in Salem, which is the most popular human services profession, are good. In 2010, there were 15,310 human services professionals in Massachusetts. Of these human services professionals, 680 were working in the greater Salem area. The government projects that the number of human services professionals in Salem will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for human services professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a human services professional in Salem is $38,040 per year, which is higher than the average for human services professionals state-wide.