Syracuse, NY (population: 136,410) has one catering school within its city limits. Onondaga Community College has a total student population of 12,038. It is the 5012th highest ranked school in the USA and the 341st highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Catering students from Syracuse 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.
Syracuse 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 Syracuse are held by food preparation and serving related employees, and 0.277/1000 are held by meeting and convention planners.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Onondaga Community College ends up costing a student $9,648/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Syracuse|
|Painted Post||NY||-||1||33.1704||2||77.8 miles|