Bethlehem has a total population of 71,329 and a student population of 20,642. Of these students, 11,196 are enrolled in schools that offer restaurant management programs.
Bethlehem's largest restaurant management school is Northampton County Area Community College. In 2010, Northampton County Area Community College graduated approximately 5 students from its restaurant management program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a restaurant management degree from one of Bethlehem's restaurant management schools. Tuition in 2009 at Bethlehem's restaurant management schools was $18,464 per year for instate students and $21,824 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for restaurant management related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,862 per year, on average, for room and board at Bethlehem-based restaurant management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,602.
Many restaurant management graduates choose to work as restaurant managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bethlehem, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of restaurant managers in Bethlehem will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for restaurant managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a restaurant manager in Bethlehem is $60,560 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for restaurant managers.