With an overall population of 3,694,820 and a student population of 193,223, approximately 34,824 of Los Angeles students attend one of Los Angeles's schools that offer restaurant management programs.
Of the 1 restaurant management schools in Los Angeles, the largest restaurant management school, by student population, is University of Southern California. Approximately 27 students graduated in 2010 from University of Southern California with credentials in restaurant management.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a restaurant management certificate from one of Los Angeles's restaurant management schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $39,183 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for restaurant management related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,284 per year, on average, for room and board at Los Angeles-based restaurant management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $44,219.
After graduating with your credentials in restaurant management, if you decide to work as a restaurant manager in Los Angeles, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 restaurant managers in California were working in the greater Los Angeles area. The government projects that the number of restaurant managers in Los Angeles will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for restaurant managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a restaurant manager in Los Angeles is $49,020 per year, which is higher than the average for restaurant managers state-wide.