Monaca has a general population of 6,286 and an overall student population of 3,710. Approximately 2,779 of Monaca's students are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
Community College of Beaver County is the largest culinary school in Monaca, based on student population. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Community College of Beaver County with credentials in culinary.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a culinary certificate in Monaca. If you decide to attend a culinary school in Monaca, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,405.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a culinary program in Monaca.
Many culinary graduates choose to work as chefs after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Monaca, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 34,450 chefs in Pennsylvania. Of these chefs, 8,100 were working in the greater Monaca area. By the year 2018, the number of chefs is expected to increase by 9% in Monaca. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in Monaca is $25,600 per year, which is higher than the average for chefs state-wide.