North Little Rock has a total population of 60,433 and a student population of 10,717. Of these students, 10,255 are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
Of the 1 culinary schools in North Little Rock, the largest culinary school, by student population, is Pulaski Technical College. Approximately 36 students graduated in 2010 from Pulaski Technical College with credentials in culinary.
A reported 42 students graduated with credentials in culinary in North Little Rock in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,780 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 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 North Little Rock, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 6,920 chefs in Arkansas. Of these chefs, 2,130 were working in the greater North Little Rock area. By the year 2018, the number of chefs is expected to increase by 7% in North Little Rock. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in North Little Rock is $19,470 per year, which is higher than the average for chefs state-wide.