With an overall population of 21,498 and a student population of 32,304, approximately 32,067 of Fairfax students attend one of Fairfax's schools that offer human resources programs.
George Mason University is the largest human resources school in Fairfax, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 35 students graduated from the Human Resources program at George Mason University.
A total of 35 students graduated with credentials in human resources from human resources schools in Fairfax in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,314 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fairfax human resources schools was an average of $35,298 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for human resources related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Fairfax-based human resources schools, you will have an added expense of $7,700 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,024.
If you decide to work as a human resource professional in Fairfax, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 human resource professionals in Virginia were working in the greater Fairfax area. By the year 2018, the number of human resource professionals is expected to increase by 5% in Fairfax. 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 Fairfax is $45,590 per year, which is higher than the average for human resource professionals state-wide.