Gaffney has a general population of 12,968 and an overall student population of 3,137. Approximately 3,137 of Gaffney's students are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
Limestone College is the largest human services school in Gaffney, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 73 students graduated from the Human Services program at Limestone College.
In 2010, 73 students graduated with a human services degree in Gaffney. If you decide to attend a human services school in Gaffney, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,300.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,870 for human services related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Gaffney-based human services schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,002.
If you plan on staying in Gaffney after graduating from human services school, you should know that job prospects for human services professionals in Gaffney, which is the most popular human services profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 16 human services professionals in South Carolina were working in the greater Gaffney area. Gaffney's human services professional workforce is projected to increase by 10% 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 Gaffney is $23,570 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for human services professionals.