Avondale has a general population of 35,883 and an overall student population of 11,205. Approximately 7,202 of Avondale's students are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
Of the 1 culinary schools in Avondale, the largest culinary school, by student population, is Estrella Mountain Community College. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Estrella Mountain Community College with credentials in culinary.
A reported 17 students graduated with credentials in culinary in Avondale in 2010. If you decide to attend a culinary school in Avondale, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,734.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for culinary related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Avondale after graduating from culinary school, you should know that job prospects for chefs in Avondale, which is the most popular culinary profession, are average. In 2010, there were 18,850 chefs in Arizona. Of these chefs, 13,270 were working in the greater Avondale area. By the year 2018, the number of chefs is expected to increase by 10% in Avondale. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in Avondale is $21,990 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chefs.