Culinary Schools
In Jersey City, New Jersey

Culinary faculty can choose to work at only one culinary school in Jersey City. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of culinary and culinary education in Jersey City, which includes culinary training at the following levels:

  • Culinary Certificate
  • Associates degree in Culinary


Professional Trends

Jersey City Vs. New Jersey Culinary Employment

Jersey City 55,140
New Jersey 38,770

Exactly 55,140 of New Jersey's 38,770 culinary professionals work in Jersey City. Between 2006 and 2010, in Jersey City, there has been a 11% growth in the number of culinary professionals. Overall employment in Jersey City has also increased.

Jersey City Vs. New Jersey Culinary employment growth

41,560 39,150 41,300 39,480 38,770
49,550 51,080 50,690 53,930 55,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: Jersey City

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Jersey City

$28,790 $31,030 $33,994 $36,068 $37,680
$50,840 $52,790 $54,850 $56,250 $57,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Jersey City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jersey City

In Jersey City, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $37,680 per year was earned by culinary professionals in Jersey City. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for culinary professionals in Jersey City was $28,790 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Jersey City.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Jersey City

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Jersey City culinary professionals earn a median yearly salary of $33,360. The 10% of culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $22,946 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 177% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Jersey City

Restaurant Management

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

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Jersey City


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

Culinary Programs Offered In Jersey City


Jersey City's culinary schools offer 3 culinary degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Jersey City


Approximately 42 students graduated from culinary courses in 2010.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Jersey City, New Jersey

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