Syracuse has a general population of 147,306 and an overall student population of 40,837. Approximately 12,038 of Syracuse's students are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
Onondaga Community College is the largest culinary school in Syracuse, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Culinary program at Onondaga Community College.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a culinary degree in Syracuse. If you decide to attend a culinary school in Syracuse, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,922.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,230 for culinary related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Syracuse-based culinary schools, you will have an added expense of $8,262 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,176.
After graduating with your credentials in culinary, if you decide to work as a chef in Syracuse, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 42,760 chefs in New York, 1,560 were working in the greater Syracuse area. Syracuse's chef workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
As a chef in Syracuse, you can expect to make an average salary of $20,380 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chefs in the state.