With an overall population of 76,415 and a student population of 13,032, approximately 5,811 of Scranton students attend one of Scranton's schools that offer human resources programs.
University of Scranton is the largest human resources school in Scranton, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Human Resources program at University of Scranton.
A reported 24 students graduated with credentials in human resources in Scranton in 2010. If you decide to attend a human resources school in Scranton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $33,124.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,150 for human resources related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Scranton-based human resources schools, you will have an added expense of $11,440 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $38,574.
If you plan on staying in Scranton after graduating from human resources school, you should know that job prospects for human resource professionals in Scranton, which is the most popular human resources profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 9,050 human resource professionals in Pennsylvania, 250 were working in the greater Scranton area. The number of human resource professionals in Scranton is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for human resource professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a human resource professional in Scranton is $37,920 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for human resource professionals.