With an overall population of 9,706 and a student population of 4,266, approximately 4,266 of Pinehurst students attend one of Pinehurst's schools that offer culinary programs.
Pinehurst's largest culinary school is Sandhills Community College. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Sandhills Community College with credentials in culinary.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in culinary from culinary schools in Pinehurst in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,697 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,024 for culinary related books and supplies each year.
Many culinary graduates choose to work as chefs after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pinehurst, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 28,970 chefs in North Carolina. Of these chefs, 1,450 were working in the greater Pinehurst area. The government projects that the number of chefs in Pinehurst will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
As a chef in Pinehurst, you can expect to make an average salary of $18,310 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chefs in the state.