Culinary Schools
In Grand Junction, Colorado

The city of Grand Junction has only one school where culinary faculty can find employment. The trends in Grand Junction's culinary academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes culinary training at the culinary associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Grand Junction Vs. Colorado Culinary Employment

Grand Junction 750
Colorado 34,790

Exactly 750 of the 34,790 culinary professionals employed in Colorado, work in Grand Junction. Between 2006 and 2010, in Grand Junction, there has been a 19% growth in the number of culinary professionals. Overall employment in Grand Junction has also increased.

Grand Junction Vs. Colorado Culinary employment growth

35,860 37,080 36,830 38,380 34,790
630 790 810 780 750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Junction

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Grand Junction

$19,143 $20,460 $22,960 $27,752 $29,498
$34,550 $36,550 $38,020 $39,630 $39,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Grand Junction
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Junction

As the number of culinary professionals in Grand Junction has grown, salaries for culinary professionals have also increased. Grand Junction culinary professionals made $29,498 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for culinary professionals in Grand Junction was $19,143 per year. The growth in the salary of culinary professionals in Grand Junction is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Grand Junction

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Culinary professionals in Grand Junction earn a median salary of $29,445 per year. The difference in pay between the culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 84%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $21,492 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $39,482 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Grand Junction

Restaurant Management

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

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Grand Junction


There is only one accredited culinary school in the city. Many of Grand Junction's culinary professionals are graduates of this school.

Culinary Programs Offered In Grand Junction


There is one degree and certificate program in culinary offered by Grand Junction's culinary school.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Grand Junction


Approximately 9 students graduated from culinary courses in 2010.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Grand Junction, Colorado

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