Reno, NV (population: 221,051) has one pastry school within its city limits. Truckee Meadows Community College has a total student population of 12,942. It is the 5347th highest ranked school in the USA and the 26th highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences).
Pastry students from Reno 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.
Reno lies in Washoe county, which is one of the 8 counties in Nevada. Overall, the Reno-Sparks area has 199,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.92/hr average worker wage, and a $41,440 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Truckee Meadows Community College ends up costing a student $7,896/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Reno|
|Carson City||NV||54,870||1||8.29894||62||27.3 miles|
|South Lake Tahoe||CA||-||1||18.5751||60||42.9 miles|