Tacoma is located in Pierce county and has a population of 193,556.
For Washington state residents, the average tuition for all Tacoma culinary schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $13,830.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for Tacoma culinary schools was $17,473.00.
The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for culinary schools in Tacoma is $937.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at culinary schools in Tacoma was $8,913.00. The average cost for students living at home was $3,978.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. Students have a choice of one culinary college in Tacoma to attend. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 8 students completed culinary programs in Tacoma.
|Profession||Average Salary||Number Employed in City|
|Chefs and Head Cooks||$49,940.00||150|
|First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers||$38,970.00||1,350|
|Cooks, Fast Food||$21,630.00||470|
|Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria||$30,310.00||1,060|
|Cooks, Short Order||$22,930.00||70|
|Food Preparation Workers||$21,250.00||1,480|