Portales has a general population of 11,131 and an overall student population of 4,679. Approximately 4,679 of Portales's students are enrolled in schools that offer human resources programs.
Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus is the largest human resources school in Portales, based on student population. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus with credentials in human resources.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,976 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Portales human resources schools was an average of $19,526 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for human resources related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Portales-based human resources schools, you will have an added expense of $5,374 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,602.
If you plan on staying in Portales after graduating from human resources school, you should know that job prospects for human resource professionals in Portales, which is the most popular human resources profession, are not very good. There were 1,140 human resource professionals working in New Mexico and 120 working in the greater Portales area in 2010. The government projects that the number of human resource professionals in Portales will decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for human resource professionals.
As a human resource professional in Portales, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,080 per year. This is lower than the average salary for human resource professionals in the state.