Human Resources in Georgia

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Schools Offering Human Resources Programs in Georgia


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Georgia graduates receive degrees in human resources. Thus, Georgia's 22 human resources schools put out approximately 220 human resource professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Georgia with a human resources program is University of Georgia, which is located in Athens. In 2010, it was ranked 15th nationwide. 21 students graduated with a degree in human resources from University of Georgia in 2010. Tuition at University of Georgia was $8,736 per year.

The second-ranked school in Georgia that has a human resources program is Oglethorpe University. Oglethorpe University, which was ranked 39th in the country in 2010, is located in Atlanta. In 2010, Oglethorpe University graduated 3 students from its human resources program. Oglethorpe University charged in-state students $27,950 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Georgia with a human resources program is Brenau University, which is located in Gainesville. In 2010, it was ranked 45th nationwide. 24 students graduated with degree in human resources from Brenau University in 2010. The tuition rate at Brenau University was $20,130 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Georgia's human resources schools ranges from $27,950 per year to $1,863 per year. But, the average tuition is $9,168 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Georgia human resources schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Oglethorpe University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $27,950 per year
  2. LaGrange College - located in Lagrange, students are charged $22,208 per year
  3. Brenau University - located in Gainesville, students are charged $20,130 per year

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

  1. Central Georgia Technical College - located in Macon, students are charged $1,863 per year
  2. Gwinnett Technical College - located in Lawrenceville, students are charged $2,064 per year
  3. Georgia Highlands College - located in Rome, students are charged $2,237 per year

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

The largest populations of Georgia human resource professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 4,110 human resource professionals
  2. Burke County - 420 human resource professionals
  3. Russell County - 350 human resource professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of human resource professionals is expected to grow by 13% by 2018. There are projected to be 6,050 human resource professionals working in the Georgia then.

Salary

human resource professionals in Georgia earn $72,060 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Georgia human resource professional earned as little as less than $17,000 per year or as much as more than $140,770 per year. On average human resource professional earn the most in the following Georgia counties:

  1. Barrow County - $76,315 per year
  2. Clarke County - $68,915 per year
  3. Bryan County - $66,610 per year

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

  1. Brooks County - $29,740 per year
  2. Appling County - $31,400 per year
  3. Murray County - $32,180 per year

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

  1. Human Resources Manager - $107,750 per year
  2. Human Resources Assistant - $36,370 per year

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

  1. Human Resources Manager - $107,750 per year
  2. Human Resources Assistant - $36,370 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in human resources in Georgia and to compare salaries with various related fields such as administrative assisting or organizational psychology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Human Resources in Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Human Resources in Georgia
  • Certificate in Human Resources in Georgia

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 4,600 $36,370 1.1%
2
Human Resources Managers 2,240 $107,750
 

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