Omaha has a general population of 390,007 and an overall student population of 48,645. Approximately 14,620 of Omaha's students are enrolled in schools that offer human resources programs.
Omaha's largest human resources school is University of Nebraska at Omaha. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Human Resources program at University of Nebraska at Omaha.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a human resources degree in Omaha. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,659 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Omaha human resources schools was an average of $28,620 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for human resources related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Omaha-based human resources schools, you will have an added expense of $7,230 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,429.
After graduating with your credentials in human resources, if you decide to work as a human resource professional in Omaha, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,350 human resource professionals in Nebraska. Of these human resource professionals, 690 were working in the greater Omaha area. The government projects that the number of human resource professionals in Omaha will decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for human resource professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a human resource professional in Omaha is $36,210 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for human resource professionals.