Portland is located in Clackamas county and has a population of 529,121.
Culinary schools in Portland charged students an average tuition of $18,618.00 if they were Oregon residents, and $20,093.00 if they were non-residents, during the 2009 - 2010 school year.
The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for culinary schools in Portland is $1,380.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at culinary schools in Portland was $7,585.00. The average cost for students living at home was $4,820.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. There are two culinary colleges in Portland from which students can pick the one that best suits their needs. 303 students were reported to have graduated from culinary programs in Portland in the 2008 - 2009 school year.
|Profession||Average Salary||Number Employed in City|
|Chefs and Head Cooks||$41,800.00||740|
|First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers||$34,040.00||5,720|
|Cooks, Fast Food||$19,800.00||3,960|
|Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria||$26,980.00||2,810|
|Cooks, Short Order||$21,290.00||710|
|Food Preparation Workers||$22,640.00||5,900|