North Canton, OH has fourteen cooking schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Bidwell Training Center Inc, the highest ranked school in this group with a cooking program, has a total student population of 194. It is the 892nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 74th highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Cooking students from North Canton 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.
North Canton lies in Stark county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Canton-Massillon area has 166,050 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $17.47/hr average worker wage, and a $36,350 average annual salary.
Of the 14 cooking schools with a 100-mile radius of North Canton, only 4 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 cooking students, with Community College of Beaver County as the lowest, reported at only $4,128/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from North Canton|
|Cuyahoga Falls||OH||51,250||1||27.2194||16||21.3 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||26.8 miles|
|Warrensville Heights||OH||-||1||16.9884||13||39.4 miles|
|Cleveland Heights||OH||44,848||1||34.6777||3||44.6 miles|
|North Olmsted||OH||-||1||26.1035||13||46.2 miles|
|Highland Heights||OH||-||2||31.299||116||46.9 miles|
|New Wilmington||PA||-||1||66.0236||69||58.4 miles|
|Saint Clairsville||OH||-||2||11.9339||47||61.2 miles|