Culinary Schools
In Los Angeles, California

The city of Los Angeles has 2 schools where culinary faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of culinary and culinary education in Los Angeles, which includes culinary training at the following levels:

  • Culinary Certificate
  • Associates degree in Culinary


Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Culinary Employment

Los Angeles 67,330
California 251,520

Exactly 67,330 of the 251,520 culinary professionals employed in California, work in Los Angeles. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of culinary professionals in Los Angeles has grown by 99%. Overall employment in Los Angeles has also increased.

Los Angeles Vs. California Culinary employment growth

256,200 269,590 269,290 257,280 251,520
33,800 67,570 68,080 67,870 67,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Los Angeles

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$24,848 $25,954 $27,454 $28,318 $28,346
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. Los Angeles culinary professionals made $28,346 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for culinary professionals in Los Angeles was $24,848 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Los Angeles.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Los Angeles

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Culinary professionals in Los Angeles make a median yearly salary of $26,996. The 10% of culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,068 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 95% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Los Angeles

Restaurant Management

On average culinary professionals in Los Angeles earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Los Angeles.

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Los Angeles


There are 2 accredited culinary schools in the city. Many of Los Angeles' culinary professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Culinary Programs Offered In Los Angeles


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

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Los Angeles


Approximately 160 students graduated from culinary courses in 2010.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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