Human Services in Oregon

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Schools Offering Human Services Programs in Oregon


Each year, approximately 0.6% of Oregon graduates receive degrees in human services. In other words, every year an estimated 478 human services professionals graduate from Oregon's 17 human services schools.

Top Schools

Northwest Christian University, which is located in Eugene, is the top-ranked school in Oregon that has a human services program. It received a ranking of 47th in the country in 2010. 5 students graduated with a degree in human services from Northwest Christian University in 2010. Northwest Christian University charged in-state students $22,900 in tuition fees per year.

Warner Pacific College, which is located in Portland, is the second-ranked school in Oregon that has a human services program. It received a ranking of 49th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Warner Pacific College graduated 11 students from its human services program. Warner Pacific College charged in-state students $17,604 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Oregon with a human services program is University of Oregon, which is located in Eugene. In 2010, it was ranked 61st nationwide. In 2010, 76 students graduated from University of Oregon human services program. Tuition at University of Oregon was $8,190 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Oregon's human services schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $12,562 per year, though tuition can range from $33,538 per year to $2,994 per year. In 2010, the human services schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Oregon were:

  1. University of Portland - located in Portland, students are charged $33,538 per year
  2. Pacific University - located in Forest Grove, students are charged $31,702 per year
  3. George Fox University - located in Newberg, students are charged $27,970 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Oregon human services schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Rogue Community College - located in Grants Pass, students are charged $2,994 per year
  2. Blue Mountain Community College - located in Pendleton, students are charged $3,215 per year
  3. Clackamas Community College - located in Oregon City, students are charged $3,555 per year

A human services degree from an Oregon school... what next?

In Oregon, the largest numbers of human services professional work in the following counties:

  1. Clackamas County - 3,880 human services professionals
  2. Marion County - 890 human services professionals
  3. Baker County - 830 human services professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 8,740 human services professionals will be working in Oregon state. This would require the number of human services professionals to grow by 18%.

Salary

On average, human services professionals earn $34,940 per year. In 2010, however, some Oregon human services professional earned as little as less than $18,530 per year or as much as more than $68,880 per year. Human services professionals in the following Oregon counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Marion County - $38,700 per year
  2. Clackamas County - $34,885 per year
  3. Baker County - $34,805 per year

The Oregon counties with the lowest average salary for human services professionals are:

  1. Benton County - $23,400 per year
  2. Jackson County - $27,190 per year
  3. Clatsop County - $28,410 per year

On average, the highest paid human services professionals in Oregon were:

  1. Human Services Care Specialist - $41,440 per year
  2. Human Services Program Specialist - $28,440 per year

On average, the lowest paid human services professionals in Oregon were:

  1. Human Services Care Specialist - $41,440 per year
  2. Human Services Program Specialist - $28,440 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Oregon statistics regarding a career in human services. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as human services or sociology.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Human Services in Oregon
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services in Oregon
  • Master's Degree in Human Services in Oregon
  • Doctoral Degree in Human Services in Oregon
  • Certificate in Human Services in Oregon

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,763 miles from location Portland State University Portland OR 27.0639 52% 27,901
7,822 miles from location University of Oregon Eugene OR 38.7849 33% 22,335
7,791 miles from location Chemeketa Community College Salem OR 10.9513 n/a 12,217
7,750 miles from location Mt Hood Community College Gresham OR 12.9715 n/a 8,897
7,763 miles from location Clackamas Community College Oregon City OR 13.6089 n/a 8,145
7,883 miles from location Rogue Community College Grants Pass OR 9.24822 n/a 5,441
7,763 miles from location University of Portland Portland OR 33.2823 16% 3,706
7,781 miles from location George Fox University Newberg OR 30.8006 39% 3,388
7,859 miles from location Umpqua Community College Roseburg OR 9.14624 n/a 3,209
7,781 miles from location Pacific University Forest Grove OR 27.563 26% 3,198
7,586 miles from location Blue Mountain Community College Pendleton OR 8.95666 n/a 2,720
7,542 miles from location Treasure Valley Community College Ontario OR 12.3871 n/a 2,618
7,895 miles from location Southwestern Oregon Community College Coos Bay OR 11.4399 n/a 2,206
7,759 miles from location Concordia University Portland OR 21.3662 31% 1,901
7,759 miles from location Warner Pacific College Portland OR 50.9308 41% 1,332
7,768 miles from location University of Phoenix-Oregon Campus Portland OR 10.5117 n/a 1,136
7,823 miles from location Northwest Christian University Eugene OR 52.8337 14% 557
 

Curious what studying Human Services gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Oregon

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Social and Human Service Assistants + 6,560 $28,440 38.1%
2
Rehabilitation Counselors + 930 $41,440 -57.9%
 

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Below are human services related jobs in Oregon