With an overall population of 141,674 and a student population of 27,509, approximately 27,011 of Pasadena students attend one of Pasadena's schools that offer culinary programs.
San Jacinto Community College is the largest culinary school in Pasadena, based on student population. Approximately 36 students graduated in 2010 from San Jacinto Community College with credentials in culinary.
A reported 48 students graduated with credentials in culinary in Pasadena in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,250 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for culinary related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in culinary, if you decide to work as a chef in Pasadena, your job prospects are good. There were 76,350 chefs working in Texas and 17,220 working in the greater Pasadena area in 2010. The number of chefs in Pasadena is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in Pasadena is $17,880 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chefs.