Eau Claire has a general population of 61,704 and an overall student population of 17,744. Approximately 11,216 of Eau Claire's students are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
The largest human services school in Eau Claire, by student population, is University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire graduated approximately 53 students from its human services program.
A reported 53 students graduated with credentials in human services in Eau Claire in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,419 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Eau Claire human services schools was an average of $22,992 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $460 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a human services program in Eau Claire. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,630 per year, on average, for room and board at Eau Claire-based human services schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a human services professional in Eau Claire, your job prospects are good. There were 7,060 human services professionals working in Wisconsin and 90 working in the greater Eau Claire area in 2010. The number of human services professionals in Eau Claire is expected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for human services professionals.
As a human services professional in Eau Claire, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,940 per year. This is higher than the average salary for human services professionals in the state.