Culinary Schools
In Crystal Lake, Illinois

In Crystal Lake, there is only one culinary school where culinary faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the culinary academic community in Crystal Lake, and the future trends. Academia in culinary includes culinary training at the culinary certificate level.


Professional Trends

Crystal Lake Vs. Illinois Culinary Employment

Crystal Lake 48,500
Illinois 86,030

Exactly 48,500 of Illinois' 86,030 culinary professionals work in Crystal Lake. Between 2006 and 2010, in Crystal Lake, there has been a 50% growth in the number of culinary professionals. As the number of culinary professionals in Crystal Lake has increased, overall employment in Crystal Lake has also increased.

Crystal Lake Vs. Illinois Culinary employment growth

96,220 92,000 86,370 85,140 86,030
32,370 54,770 49,370 47,340 48,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Crystal Lake

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Crystal Lake

$22,660 $24,394 $25,136 $25,764 $25,462
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Crystal Lake
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Crystal Lake

In Crystal Lake, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. Crystal Lake culinary professionals made $25,462 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for culinary professionals in Crystal Lake was $22,660 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of culinary professionals in Crystal Lake is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Crystal Lake

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Culinary professionals make a median salary of $23,448 per year in Crystal Lake. The difference in pay between the culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 106%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $17,842 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $36,676 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Crystal Lake

Restaurant Management

Culinary professional salaries in Crystal Lake are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Crystal Lake


Many of Crystal Lake's culinary professionals are graduates of the only accredited culinary school in the city.

Culinary Programs Offered In Crystal Lake


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in culinary offered by Crystal Lake's culinary schools.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Crystal Lake


In 2010 approximately 5 students completed culinary courses.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Crystal Lake, Illinois

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