With an overall population of 197,800 and a student population of 38,883, approximately 11,507 of Grand Rapids students attend one of Grand Rapids's schools that offer human resources programs.
Of the 1 human resources schools in Grand Rapids, the largest human resources school, by student population, is Davenport University. In 2010, approximately 87 students graduated from the Human Resources program at Davenport University.
A reported 87 students graduated with credentials in human resources in Grand Rapids in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,266 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for human resources related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Grand Rapids-based human resources schools, you will have an added expense of $8,300 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,506.
If you decide to work as a human resource professional in Grand Rapids, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,260 human resource professionals working in Michigan and 360 working in the greater Grand Rapids area in 2010. Grand Rapids's human resource professional workforce is projected to decrease by -6% 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 Grand Rapids is $35,920 per year, which is lower than the average for human resource professionals state-wide.