Medina, OH has twelve cooking schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Auburn Career Center, the highest ranked school in this group with a cooking program, has a total student population of 298. It is the 923rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 45th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Cooking students from Medina 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.
Medina lies in Medina county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area has 1,003,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $20.16/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary.
Of the 12 cooking schools with a 100-mile radius of Medina, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bradford School comes out as the most expensive ($19,008/yr) for cooking students, with Monroe County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,790/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Medina|
|Cuyahoga Falls||OH||51,250||1||27.2194||16||18.0 miles|
|North Olmsted||OH||-||1||26.1035||13||19.4 miles|
|Warrensville Heights||OH||-||1||16.9884||13||27.3 miles|
|Cleveland Heights||OH||44,848||1||34.6777||3||30.2 miles|
|North Canton||OH||-||2||20.0373||113||30.2 miles|
|Highland Heights||OH||-||2||31.299||116||34.9 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||49.9 miles|
|New Wilmington||PA||-||1||66.0236||69||79.8 miles|
|Saint Clairsville||OH||-||2||11.9339||47||89.1 miles|