Athens has a general population of 13,220 and an overall student population of 1,355. Approximately 1,070 of Athens's students are enrolled in schools that offer human resources programs.
Tennessee Wesleyan College is the largest human resources school in Athens, based on student population. In 2010, Tennessee Wesleyan College graduated approximately 7 students from its human resources program.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in human resources from human resources schools in Athens in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,600 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a human resources program in Athens. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Athens-based human resources schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in human resources, if you decide to work as a human resource professional in Athens, your job prospects are not very good. There were 3,920 human resource professionals working in Tennessee and 130 working in the greater Athens area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of human resource professionals is expected to decrease by -10% in Athens. 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 Athens is $31,810 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for human resource professionals.