Oklahoma City, OK (population: 564,147) has four cooking schools within its city limits. Metro Technology Centers, the highest ranked school in the city with a cooking program, has a total student population of 1,172. It is the 1836th highest ranked school in the USA and the 39th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Cooking students from Oklahoma City 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.
Oklahoma City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary.
Of the 4 cooking schools in Oklahoma City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College comes out as the most expensive ($28,795/yr) for cooking students, with Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City as the lowest, reported at only $5,899/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oklahoma City|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||25.4 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||88.8 miles|