Enterprise, AL has twenty culinary schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Rivertown School of Beauty, the highest ranked school in this group with a culinary program, has a total student population of 193. It is the 1546th highest ranked school in the USA and the 31st highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Culinary students from Enterprise schools who go on to become culinary artists, bakers, chefs, cooks, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 140,510 people working as bakers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $25,350. Also, Cooks, private household make on average $27,720 per year and there are about 770 of them employed in the US today.
Enterprise lies in Dale county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area has 86,960 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $16.50/hr average worker wage, and a $34,320 average annual salary.
Of the 20 culinary schools with a 100-mile radius of Enterprise, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Montgomery comes out as the most expensive ($15,153/yr) for culinary students, with J F Ingram State Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $57/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Enterprise|
|Fort Walton Beach||FL||-||1||18.8268||27||76.7 miles|
|Auburn University||AL||-||1||74.9047||131||91.7 miles|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||94.4 miles|