North Little Rock, AR (population: 59,309) has three culinary schools within its city limits. Imagine-Paul Mitchell Partner School, the highest ranked school in the city with a culinary program, has a total student population of 192. It is the 1102nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University).
Culinary students from North Little Rock 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.
North Little Rock lies in Pulaski county, which is one of the 57 counties in Arkansas. Overall, the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway area has 330,720 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,470 average annual salary.
Of the 3 culinary schools in North Little Rock, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Imagine-Paul Mitchell Partner School comes out as the most expensive ($25,716/yr) for culinary students, with Pulaski Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $8,370/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from North Little Rock|
|Little Rock||AR||192,247||12||20.3043||243||7.0 miles|
|Hot Springs||AR||-||2||23.3818||62||49.4 miles|