River Grove has a general population of 10,668 and an overall student population of 15,706. Approximately 15,706 of River Grove's students are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
Triton College is the largest culinary school in River Grove, based on student population. In 2010, Triton College graduated approximately 21 students with credentials in culinary.
A total of 25 students graduated with credentials in culinary from culinary schools in River Grove in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,410 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,154 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a culinary program in River Grove.
After graduating with your credentials in culinary, if you decide to work as a chef in River Grove, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 31,380 chefs in Illinois. Of these chefs, 20,510 were working in the greater River Grove area. The number of chefs in River Grove is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in River Grove is $21,330 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chefs.