Plainwell has a general population of 3,933 and an overall student population of 224. Approximately 224 of Plainwell's students are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
Michigan Career and Technical Institute is the largest culinary school in Plainwell, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 42 students graduated from the Culinary program at Michigan Career and Technical Institute.
In 2010, 42 students graduated with a culinary certificate from one of Plainwell's culinary schools. Tuition in 2009 at Plainwell's culinary schools was $8,175 per year for instate students and $9,975 per year for out of state students.
After graduating with your credentials in culinary, if you decide to work as a chef in Plainwell, your job prospects are not very good. There were 27,880 chefs working in Michigan and 2,470 working in the greater Plainwell area in 2010. The government projects that the number of chefs in Plainwell will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in Plainwell is $18,270 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chefs.