Salt Lake City has a general population of 181,743 and an overall student population of 88,646. Approximately 34,966 of Salt Lake City's students are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
The largest culinary school in Salt Lake City, by student population, is Salt Lake Community College. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Culinary program at Salt Lake Community College.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a culinary degree in Salt Lake City. If you decide to attend a culinary school in Salt Lake City, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,790.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,730 for culinary related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Salt Lake City after graduating from culinary school, you should know that job prospects for chefs in Salt Lake City, which is the most popular culinary profession, are good. There were 8,050 chefs working in Utah and 4,260 working in the greater Salt Lake City area in 2010. Salt Lake City's chef workforce is projected to increase by 21% 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 Salt Lake City is $22,640 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chefs.