Rock Springs has a total population of 18,708 and a student population of 4,079. Of these students, 4,079 are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
Rock Springs's largest human services school is Western Wyoming Community College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Western Wyoming Community College with credentials in human services.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in human services in Rock Springs in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Rock Springs's human services schools, you can expect to pay an average of $7,852 per year in instate tuition and $11,116 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for human services related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,023 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $4,794.
Many human services graduates choose to work as human services professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Rock Springs, your job prospects are good. There were 820 human services professionals working in Wyoming and 100 working in the greater Rock Springs area in 2010. Rock Springs's human services professional workforce is projected to increase by 18% 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 Rock Springs is $23,570 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for human services professionals.