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Human Resource Management Schools in Utah

1,098 HR students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

As a degree choice, Human Resource Management is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Human Resource Management Majors in Utah

HR majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,021
Master’s Degree 69
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 8
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 8
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 8

Gender Distribution

In Utah, a HR major is more popular with women than with men.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of HR majors in Utah is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.6%
  • Black or African American: 7.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.7%
  • White: 68.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 11.5%

Jobs for Human Resource Management Grads in Utah

14,730 people in the state and 1,325,020 in the nation are employed in jobs related to HR.


Wages for Human Resource Management Jobs in Utah

A typical salary for a HR grad in the state is $75,270, compared to a typical salary of $70,730 nationwide.


There are 5 colleges in Utah that offer HR degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

926 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
147,866 Total Students

In their early career, WGU grads earn an average salary of $51,950. 42 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
27,691 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 97%. This public school has an average net price of $13,257. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
36,461 Total Students

It takes the average student 5.15 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $49,424 after earning their degree at this institution.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
40,936 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 74% of students receive it. The 4.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
29,596 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,647. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time. In their early career, WSU grads earn an average salary of $41,013.

Human Resource Management Careers in UT

Some of the careers HR majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Training and Development Managers 41% $89,850
Compensation and Benefits Managers 39% $93,260
Training and Development Specialists 37% $49,980
Human Resources Specialists 34% $50,600
Human Resources Managers 31% $95,140
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 25% $48,380
Labor Relations Specialists -5% $43,800

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to HR.

Major Annual Graduates in UT
Business Administration & Management 10,743
Accounting 2,856
Management Information Systems 1,502
Marketing 1,326
Finance & Financial Management 701
Business & Commerce 388
Management Sciences & Methods 263
General Sales & Marketing 237

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