Culinary Schools In Delaware

Delaware has 2 accredited culinary schools where culinary faculty who teach culinary classes can find employment. The trends in Delaware's culinary academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in culinary includes culinary training at the culinary associates degree level.


  1. Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry

    100 Campus Drive, Dover, Delaware 19901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington

    400 Stanton-Christiana Rd, Newark, Delaware 19702

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Delaware Vs. National Culinary Employment

Delaware 7,120
National 2,077,050

Of all of the culinary professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Delaware state.

Employment Growth for Culinary professionals In Delaware

5,600 5,450 5,360 6,480 7,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Culinary is a growing field in Delaware. 1,520 more culinary professionals were working in Delaware in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of culinary has grown by 27% in Delaware. This growth is faster than the change in the number of culinary professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of culinary professionals has shrunk by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Culinary VS. All Professions salaries in Delaware

$24,872 $26,508 $28,048 $29,172 $28,770
$46,948 $48,366 $50,236 $51,531 $51,081
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of culinary professionals is growing, the salaries paid to culinary professionals are increasing in Delaware. Culinary professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $24,872 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $28,770 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Delaware

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Thus, culinary professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Delaware, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of culinary. The pay differential between the highest paid culinary professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 89%

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Delaware

Restaurant Management

In Delaware, culinary professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Culinary programs available for each degree type for all schools in Delaware


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited culinary schools in Delaware is increasing. In 2006 there were 12 culinary graduates from culinary courses in Delaware and in 2010 there were 18 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of culinary school degree or certificate graduates in Delaware by 50%. 100% of these graduates received an associate's degree in culinary.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Delaware

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