Bangor, ME has one cooking school within its city limits. Eastern Maine Community College has a total student population of 2,099. It is the 3183rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 23rd highest in the state of Maine (#1 is Bowdoin College).
Cooking students from Bangor schools who go on to become chefs, cooks, sous chefs, line cooks, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 94,300 people working as chefs and head cooks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,240. Also, Cooks, private household make on average $27,720 per year and there are about 770 of them employed in the US today.
Bangor lies in Penobscot county, which is one of the 9 counties in Maine. Overall, the Bangor area has 61,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.1% unemployment rate, $17.90/hr average worker wage, and a $37,230 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Eastern Maine Community College ends up costing a student $6,452/yr.