Baltimore, MD (population: 632,410) has one catering school within its city limits. Baltimore International College has a total student population of 497. It is the 4707th highest ranked school in the USA and the 60th highest in the state of Maryland (#1 is Johns Hopkins University).
Catering students from Baltimore 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 Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 530 employed meeting and convention planners earning an average salary of $54,970. Food preparation and serving related employees in this area earn $21,410/yr and there are 101,850 employed.
Baltimore lies in Baltimore county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 80.892 out of every 1000 jobs in Baltimore are held by food preparation and serving related employees, and 0.420/1000 are held by meeting and convention planners.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baltimore International College ends up costing a student $26,875/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Baltimore|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||12.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||12.3 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||29.1 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||30.8 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||32.2 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||32.7 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||33.1 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||41.3 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||41.7 miles|