Lake Charles is located in Calcasieu county and has a population of 71,757.
For Louisiana residents, the average tuition for all Lake Charles culinary schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $4,512.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for Lake Charles culinary schools was $7,200.00.
The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for culinary schools in Lake Charles is $1,340.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at culinary schools in Lake Charles was $5,770.00. The average cost for students living at home was $4,249.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. There is one culinary college in Lake Charles. Culinary programs in Lake Charles reportedly graduated 13 students in the 2008 - 2009 school year.
|Profession||Average Salary||Number Employed in City|
|Chefs and Head Cooks||$41,150.00||170|
|First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers||$27,900.00||680|
|Cooks, Fast Food||$16,220.00||600|
|Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria||$16,260.00||580|
|Cooks, Short Order||$16,520.00||Not available|
|Food Preparation Workers||$16,760.00||1,640|