Bluefield has a total population of 5,078 and a student population of 753. Of these students, 753 are enrolled in schools that offer human resources programs.
Of the 1 human resources schools in Bluefield, the largest human resources school, by student population, is Bluefield College. In 2010, Bluefield College graduated approximately 81 students with credentials in human resources.
A total of 85 students graduated with credentials in human resources from human resources schools in Bluefield in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,020 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 Bluefield. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,826 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,120.
Many human resources graduates choose to work as human resource professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bluefield, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 5,410 human resource professionals in Virginia, 110 were working in the greater Bluefield area. The government projects that the number of human resource professionals in Bluefield will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Bluefield is $29,630 per year, which is lower than the average for human resource professionals state-wide.