Culinary Schools
In Lakewood, Washington

The city of Lakewood has 2 schools where culinary faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in culinary in the city of Lakewood, which encompasses culinary training at the following levels:

  • Culinary Certificate
  • Associates degree in Culinary


Professional Trends

Lakewood Vs. Washington Culinary Employment

Lakewood 2,840
Washington 39,000

Exactly 2,840 of Washington State's 39,000 culinary professionals work in Lakewood. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lakewood, there has been a 37% decline in the number of culinary professionals. As the employment for culinary professionals in Lakewood has decreased, overall employment in Lakewood has increased.

Lakewood Vs. Washington Culinary employment growth

37,400 37,790 39,850 39,520 39,000
4,500 4,200 3,840 3,480 2,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Lakewood

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Lakewood

$26,924 $27,272 $29,830 $30,012 $29,688
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Lakewood
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lakewood

In Lakewood, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $29,688 per year was earned by culinary professionals in Lakewood. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for culinary professionals in Lakewood was $26,924 per year. The growth in the salary of culinary professionals in Lakewood is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Lakewood

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Lakewood culinary professionals earn a median yearly salary of $28,156. The difference in pay between the culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 98%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $21,122 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $41,802 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Lakewood

Restaurant Management

On average culinary professional salaries in Lakewood are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Lakewood


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

Culinary Programs Offered In Lakewood


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in culinary offered by Lakewood's culinary schools.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Lakewood


In 2010 approximately 22 students graduated from culinary courses.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Lakewood, Washington

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