Nashville, TN (population: 605,197) has two human resources schools within its city limits. Vanderbilt University, the highest ranked school in the city with a human resources program, has a total student population of 12,506. It is the 17th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Tennessee.
Human Resources students from Nashville 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 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area alone, there are 910 employed employment, recruitment, and placement specialists earning an average salary of $44,040. Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists in this area earn $64,270/yr and there are 820 employed.
Nashville lies in Davidson county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.142 out of every 1000 jobs in Nashville are held by human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, and 1.263/1000 are held by employment, recruitment, and placement specialists.
Of the 2 human resources schools in Nashville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Vanderbilt University comes out as the most expensive ($20,446/yr) for human resources students, with Lipscomb University as the lowest, reported at only $17,243/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Nashville|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||58.5 miles|