New Orleans, LA (population: 206,720) has one pastry school within its city limits. Delgado Community College has a total student population of 16,758. It is the 5791st highest ranked school in the USA and the 126th highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana).
Pastry students from New Orleans schools who go on to become culinary artists, bakers, chefs, pastry chefs, 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.
New Orleans lies in Orleans county, which is one of the 46 counties in Louisiana. Overall, the New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner area has 509,460 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $18.85/hr average worker wage, and a $39,210 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delgado Community College ends up costing a student $8,925/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Orleans|
|Baton Rouge||LA||221,091||22||23.4771||270||76.4 miles|
|Morgan City||LA||-||1||15.3517||26||80.7 miles|