Gaithersburg has a total population of 52,613 and a student population of 147. Of these students, 113 are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
Gaithersburg's largest culinary school is L'Academie de Cuisine. Approximately 49 students graduated in 2010 from L'Academie de Cuisine with credentials in culinary.
In 2010, 74 students graduated with a culinary certificate in Gaithersburg.
If you plan on staying in Gaithersburg after graduating from culinary school, you should know that job prospects for chefs in Gaithersburg, which is the most popular culinary profession, are average. There were 11,890 chefs working in Maryland and 2,730 working in the greater Gaithersburg area in 2010. Gaithersburg's chef workforce is projected 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 Gaithersburg is $26,800 per year, which is higher than the average for chefs state-wide.