Palatine has a total population of 65,479 and a student population of 15,711. Of these students, 15,711 are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
Palatine's largest culinary school is Harper College. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Harper College with credentials in culinary.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in culinary in Palatine in 2010. In 2009 tuition at culinary schools in Palatine was $2,610 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a culinary program in Palatine.
After graduating with your credentials in culinary, if you decide to work as a chef in Palatine, your job prospects are good. There were 31,380 chefs working in Illinois and 20,510 working in the greater Palatine area in 2010. The government projects that the number of chefs in Palatine will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
As a chef in Palatine, you can expect to make an average salary of $21,330 per year. This is higher than the average salary for chefs in the state.