Tullahoma, TN has eighty-six catering schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Poplar Bluff School District Practical Nurse Program, the highest ranked school in this group with a catering program, has a total student population of 70. It is the 766th highest ranked school in the USA and the 18th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Catering students from Tullahoma 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.
Tullahoma lies in Coffee county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area has 127,380 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $16.29/hr average worker wage, and a $33,890 average annual salary.
Of the 86 catering schools with a 500-mile radius of Tullahoma, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division comes out as the most expensive ($31,682/yr) for catering students, with Bainbridge College as the lowest, reported at only $2,087/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tullahoma|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||66.2 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||95.1 miles|