Culinary Schools
In Indianapolis, Indiana

There are 2 culinary schools in Indianapolis for faculty to choose from. The trends in Indianapolis' culinary academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes culinary training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Culinary
  • Bachelors degree in Culinary


Professional Trends

Indianapolis Vs. Indiana Culinary Employment

Indianapolis 12,610
Indiana 45,190

Exactly 12,610 of Indiana's 45,190 culinary professionals work in Indianapolis. There has been a 11% decline in the number of culinary professionals in Indianapolis between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for culinary professionals in Indianapolis has decreased, overall employment in Indianapolis has increased.

Indianapolis Vs. Indiana Culinary employment growth

48,690 46,960 45,070 44,210 45,190
14,150 13,510 13,570 12,740 12,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Indiana
  • Dark Yellow: Indianapolis

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Indianapolis

$22,774 $23,784 $24,796 $25,022 $25,454
$38,250 $39,840 $41,420 $41,900 $42,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Indianapolis
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Indianapolis

As the number of culinary professionals in Indianapolis has shrunk, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $25,454 per year was earned by culinary professionals in Indianapolis. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for culinary professionals in Indianapolis was $22,774 per year. The growth in the salary of culinary professionals in Indianapolis is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Indianapolis

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Culinary professionals in Indianapolis make a median yearly salary of $24,802. The difference in pay between the culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 78%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $19,030 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $33,894 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Indianapolis

Restaurant Management

Indianapolis culinary professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Indianapolis


Many of Indianapolis' culinary professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited culinary schools in the city.

Culinary Programs Offered In Indianapolis


Indianapolis' culinary schools offer 3 culinary degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Indianapolis


In 2010 approximately 113 students graduated from culinary courses.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Indianapolis, Indiana

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