Human Resources in California

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Schools Offering Human Resources Programs in California


Each year, approximately 0.2% of California graduates receive degrees in human resources. Thus, California's 43 human resources schools put out approximately 1,451 human resource professionals each year.

Top Schools

University of Southern California, which was ranked 7th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in California that has a human resources program. It is located in Los Angeles. In 2010, no students graduated from University of Southern California's human resources program. Students at University of Southern California paid $41,022 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in California with a human resources program is Scripps College, which is located in Claremont. In 2010, it was ranked 21st nationwide. In 2010, Scripps College graduated 2 students from its human resources program. Scripps College charged in-state students $40,450 in tuition fees per year.

Pepperdine University, which was ranked 21st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in California that has a human resources program. It is located in Malibu. In 2010, Pepperdine University graduated 27 students from its human resources programs. Tuition at Pepperdine University was $39,080 per year.

Cost

Tuition at California's human resources schools ranges from $41,130 per year to $658 per year. But, the average tuition is $15,006 per year. In 2010, the human resources schools that charged the highest tuition rates in California were:

  1. Pitzer College - located in Claremont, students are charged $41,130 per year
  2. University of Southern California - located in Los Angeles, students are charged $41,022 per year
  3. Scripps College - located in Claremont, students are charged $40,450 per year

The human resources schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in California were:

  1. San Diego City College - located in San Diego, students are charged $658 per year
  2. Los Angeles Trade Technical College - located in Los Angeles, students are charged $700 per year
  3. City College of San Francisco - located in San Francisco, students are charged $734 per year

A human resources degree from a California school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of California human resource professionals:

  1. Los Angeles County - 7,180 human resource professionals
  2. San Diego County - 2,540 human resource professionals
  3. Orange County - 2,500 human resource professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of human resource professionals is expected to shrink by -7% by 2018. There are projected to be 20,000 human resource professionals working in the California then.

Salary

human resource professionals in California make an average of $83,900 per year. But, salaries for human resource professional can vary. In 2010, human resource professional made as little as less than $20,350 per year or as much as more than $164,560 per year in California. The following counties in California have the highest average salaries for human resource professionals:

  1. San Benito County - $104,720 per year
  2. Marin County - $94,545 per year
  3. Alameda County - $90,890 per year

The following counties in California have the lowest average salaries for human resource professional:

  1. Butte County - $35,530 per year
  2. Shasta County - $37,590 per year
  3. Colusa County - $38,540 per year

The human resource professionals with highest average salaries in California were:

  1. Human Resources Manager - $124,510 per year
  2. Human Resources Assistant - $43,290 per year

The human resource professionals with lowest average salaries in California were:

  1. Human Resources Manager - $124,510 per year
  2. Human Resources Assistant - $43,290 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional California statistics regarding a career in human resources and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as administrative assisting or organizational psychology.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Human Resources in California
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources in California
  • Master's Degree in Human Resources in California
  • Doctoral Degree in Human Resources in California
  • Certificate in Human Resources in California

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 17,950 $43,290 -6.9%
2
Human Resources Managers 8,510 $124,510
 

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