Mobile, AL (population: 190,007) has two culinary schools within its city limits. Blue Cliff Career College, the highest ranked school in the city with a culinary program, has a total student population of 220. It is the 1621st highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of Alabama (#1 is Auburn University Main Campus).
Culinary students from Mobile 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.
Mobile lies in Mobile county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Mobile area has 172,980 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $36,850 average annual salary.
Of the 2 culinary schools in Mobile, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Blue Cliff Career College comes out as the most expensive ($24,193/yr) for culinary students, with Bishop State Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,655/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Mobile|
|Bay Minette||AL||-||1||14.4825||35||23.5 miles|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||40.7 miles|
|Fort Walton Beach||FL||-||1||18.8268||27||89.6 miles|