Beckley, WV has one human resources school within its city limits. Mountain State University has a total student population of 5,951. It is the 5938th highest ranked school in the USA and the 73rd highest in the state of West Virginia (#1 is Marshall University).
Human Resources students from Beckley 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 Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 70 employed employment, recruitment, and placement specialists earning an average salary of $34,190. Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists in this area earn $45,460/yr and there are 110 employed.
Beckley lies in Raleigh county, which is one of the 16 counties in West Virginia. Overall, the Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area has 131,050 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $15.85/hr average worker wage, and a $32,960 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.868 out of every 1000 jobs in Beckley are held by human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, and 0.505/1000 are held by employment, recruitment, and placement specialists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mountain State University ends up costing a student $7,372/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Beckley|
|Mount Gay||WV||-||1||9.61491||36||45.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||99.9 miles|