Hilliard, OH has nine cooking schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Cincinnati-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a cooking program, has a total student population of 31,134. It is the 194th highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Cooking students from Hilliard 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.
Hilliard lies in Franklin county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary.
Of the 9 cooking schools with a 100-mile radius of Hilliard, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Ohio-Cincinnati comes out as the most expensive ($27,113/yr) for cooking students, with Sinclair Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,687/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hilliard|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||22.4 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||37.1 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||41.7 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||68.9 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||89.4 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||90.0 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||95.7 miles|