With an overall population of 1,144,646 and a student population of 117,839, approximately 11,008 of San Antonio students attend one of San Antonio's schools that offer culinary programs.
St. Philip's College is the largest culinary school in San Antonio, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 44 students graduated from the Culinary program at St. Philip's College.
A reported 57 students graduated with credentials in culinary in San Antonio in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,562 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a culinary program in San Antonio.
After graduating with your credentials in culinary, if you decide to work as a chef in San Antonio, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 76,350 chefs in Texas. Of these chefs, 5,930 were working in the greater San Antonio area. San Antonio's chef workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in San Antonio is $18,830 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chefs.