Alaska contains one school that offers catering programs. Alaska Vocational Technical Center has a total student population of 820 and is the 871st highest ranked school in America.
Catering students from Alaska schools who go on to become caterers, professional caterers, food service managers, food service directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 11,218,260 people working as food preparation and serving related employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $20,880. Also, Meeting and convention planners make on average $48,060 per year and there are about 51,530 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alaska alone, there are employed meeting and convention planners earning an average yearly salary of $48,440. Food preparation and serving related employees in this state earn $24,100/yr and there are 23,810 employed.
Also, within the catering schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from catering, there are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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