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Human Resource Management Schools in West Virginia

In 2020-2021, 106 students earned their HR degrees in WV.

A Human Resource Management major is the 13th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Human Resource Management Majors in West Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 56
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 37
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 37
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 37
Post-Master’s Certificate 11
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 11
Associate Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of HR majors in West Virginia is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Black or African American: 13.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.2%
  • White: 54.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.5%
  • Other Races: 8.5%

Jobs for Human Resource Management Grads in West Virginia

In this state, there are 5,240 people employed in jobs related to a HR degree, compared to 1,325,020 nationwide.


Wages for Human Resource Management Jobs in West Virginia

A typical salary for a HR grad in the state is $61,240, compared to a typical salary of $70,730 nationwide.


There are 4 colleges in West Virginia that offer HR degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
26,269 Total Students

In their early career, WVU grads earn an average salary of $41,828. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.50%. 79% of the teachers are full time.


Marshall University

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
11,958 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,351. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 77% of the teachers are full time.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
325 Total Students

28 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $30,628 after graduation. The 8.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
622 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $25,881 after graduation. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private school has an average net price of $16,671.

Human Resource Management Careers in WV

Some of the careers HR majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 8% $56,610
Human Resources Managers 8% $92,270
Training and Development Specialists 7% $47,710
Human Resources Specialists 5% $57,930
Training and Development Managers 0% $98,230
Labor Relations Specialists -14% $20,090

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Business Administration & Management 4,543
Business & Commerce 870
Accounting 519
Marketing 247
Finance & Financial Management 206
Other Business & Marketing 162
Entrepreneurial Studies 89
Management Sciences & Methods 81

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