Milwaukee has a total population of 596,974 and a student population of 84,501. Of these students, 20,215 are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
Of the 1 culinary schools in Milwaukee, the largest culinary school, by student population, is Milwaukee Area Technical College. In 2010, Milwaukee Area Technical College graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in culinary.
In 2010, 30 students graduated with a culinary certificate from one of Milwaukee's culinary schools. In 2009 tuition at culinary schools in Milwaukee was $3,437 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,371 for culinary related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in culinary, if you decide to work as a chef in Milwaukee, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 16,070 chefs in Wisconsin. Of these chefs, 3,570 were working in the greater Milwaukee area. By the year 2018, the number of chefs is expected to increase by 6% in Milwaukee. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in Milwaukee is $22,470 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chefs.