Culinary Schools In Louisiana

Culinary classes faculty can choose to work at one of 14 accredited culinary schools in Louisiana. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the culinary academic community in Louisiana, and the future trends in culinary training at the following levels:

  • Culinary Certificate
  • Associates degree in Culinary
  • Bachelors degree in Culinary


Schools

  1. Central Louisiana Technical College-Alexandria Campus

    4311 South MacArthur Drive, Alexandria, Louisiana 71302-3137

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  2. Capital Area Technical College-Baton Rouge Campus

    3250 North Acadian Thruway East, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70805

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  3. Bossier Parish Community College

    6220 East Texas, Bossier City, Louisiana 71111-6922

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  4. Crescent City Bartending School

    209 N. Broad, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

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  5. Delgado Community College

    615 City Park Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

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  6. Nunez Community College

    3710 Paris Rd, Chalmette, Louisiana 70043

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  7. Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus

    5200 Blair Drive, Metairie, Louisiana 70001-5605

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  8. Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus

    1101 Bertrand Dr, Lafayette, Louisiana 70506-4909

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  9. Nicholls State University

    University Station La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, Louisiana 70310

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  10. Northwest Louisiana Technical College

    814 Constable Street, Minden, Louisiana 71055-0000

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  11. Sowela Technical Community College

    3820 J Bennett Johnston Ave, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70616

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  12. Southern University at Shreveport

    3050 Martin Luther King Dr, Shreveport, Louisiana 71107

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  13. Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus

    1710 Sullivan Dr, Bogalusa, Louisiana 70427

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  14. Louisiana Culinary Institute

    10550 Airline Hwy, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Culinary Employment

Louisiana 33,080
National 2,077,050

Of all of the culinary professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Louisiana.

Employment Growth for Culinary professionals In Louisiana

39,730 38,600 37,620 36,090 33,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of culinary professionals is shrinking in Louisiana. There were 6,650 less culinary professionals working in Louisiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Louisiana, this field has shrunk by 17% in four years. This decline is faster than the change in the number of culinary professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of culinary professionals has shrunk by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Culinary VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$19,525 $20,404 $21,466 $22,220 $22,956
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to culinary professionals are growing in Louisiana. The mean salary for culinary professionals in 2006 was $19,525 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $22,956 per year.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$17,240
25th percentile
$18,614
50th percentile
$21,466
75th percentile
$25,752
90th percentile
$31,612

Thus, culinary professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Louisiana, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of culinary. The pay differential between the highest paid culinary professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 83%

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Culinary
$22,956
Hospitality
$30,004
Restaurant Management
$47,660

In Louisiana, culinary professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Culinary programs available for each degree type for all schools in Louisiana

associate
8
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
20
Total29

The number of students graduating from the 14 accredited culinary schools in Louisiana is increasing. In 2006 there were 410 culinary graduates from culinary courses in Louisiana and in 2010 there were 1,275 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of culinary school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana by 211%. Most of these graduates, or 69%, earned a undergraduate certificate in culinary.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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