Fort Worth has a total population of 534,694 and a student population of 61,451. Of these students, 44,355 are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
The largest culinary school in Fort Worth, by student population, is Tarrant County College District. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the Culinary program at Tarrant County College District.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with a culinary degree from one of Fort Worth's culinary schools. If you decide to attend a culinary school in Fort Worth, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,200.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,409 for culinary related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in culinary, if you decide to work as a chef in Fort Worth, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 chefs in Texas were working in the greater Fort Worth area. By the year 2018, the number of chefs is expected to increase by 27% in Fort Worth. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in Fort Worth is $19,000 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chefs.