Frederick has a general population of 52,767 and an overall student population of 8,927. Approximately 6,233 of Frederick's students are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
Frederick Community College is the largest culinary school in Frederick, based on student population. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Frederick Community College with credentials in culinary.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a culinary certificate from one of Frederick's culinary schools. In 2009 tuition at culinary schools in Frederick was $2,631 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for culinary related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a chef in Frederick, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 11,890 chefs in Maryland. Of these chefs, 2,730 were working in the greater Frederick area. The number of chefs in Frederick is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in Frederick is $26,800 per year, which is higher than the average for chefs state-wide.