Knoxville, TN (population: 187,071) has one human resources school within its city limits. The University of Tennessee has a total student population of 29,934. It is the 932nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 16th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Human Resources students from Knoxville schools who go on to become human resource workers, hr managers, human resource managers, human resource specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 219,240 people working as human resources, training, and labor relations specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $59,070. Also, Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists make on average $54,530 per year and there are about 198,190 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Knoxville area alone, there are 340 employed employment, recruitment, and placement specialists earning an average salary of $48,170. Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists in this area earn $56,440/yr and there are 360 employed.
Knoxville lies in Knox county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Knoxville area has 324,080 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $18.18/hr average worker wage, and a $37,820 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.099 out of every 1000 jobs in Knoxville are held by human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, and 1.041/1000 are held by employment, recruitment, and placement specialists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Tennessee ends up costing a student $13,139/yr.
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