Liverpool, NY has five catering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. SUNY College of Technology at Delhi, the highest ranked school in this group with a catering program, has a total student population of 3,183. It is the 3746th highest ranked school in the USA and the 260th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Catering students from Liverpool 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 Syracuse area alone, there are 80 employed meeting and convention planners earning an average salary of $44,690. Food preparation and serving related employees in this area earn $20,260/yr and there are 24,120 employed.
Liverpool lies in Onondaga county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Syracuse area has 306,110 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $20.32/hr average worker wage, and a $42,270 average annual salary. Thus, about 78.794 out of every 1000 jobs in Liverpool are held by food preparation and serving related employees, and 0.277/1000 are held by meeting and convention planners.
Of the 5 catering schools with a 100-mile radius of Liverpool, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill comes out as the most expensive ($12,821/yr) for catering students, with Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch as the lowest, reported at only $6,343/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Liverpool|
|Painted Post||NY||-||1||33.1704||2||79.1 miles|