Dayton has a total population of 166,179 and a student population of 58,577. Of these students, 21,561 are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
Dayton's largest culinary school is Sinclair Community College. In 2010, approximately 32 students graduated from the Culinary program at Sinclair Community College.
A total of 32 students graduated with credentials in culinary from culinary schools in Dayton in 2010. In 2009 tuition at culinary schools in Dayton was $1,620 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,122 for culinary related books and supplies each year.
Many culinary graduates choose to work as chefs after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Dayton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 32,560 chefs in Ohio, 2,930 were working in the greater Dayton area. Dayton's chef workforce is projected to increase by 4% 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 Dayton is $19,050 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chefs.