Culinary Schools
In Louisville, Kentucky

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

  • Culinary Certificate
  • Associates degree in Culinary


Professional Trends

Louisville Vs. Kentucky Culinary Employment

Louisville 6,550
Kentucky 33,130

Exactly 6,550 of the 33,130 culinary professionals employed in Kentucky, work in Louisville. The number of culinary professionals in Louisville has shrunk by 30% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for culinary professionals in Louisville has decreased, overall employment in Louisville has increased.

Louisville Vs. Kentucky Culinary employment growth

30,650 31,620 33,180 33,440 33,130
9,380 10,080 9,370 9,150 6,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Louisville

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Louisville

$21,030 $22,684 $22,030 $23,362 $23,880
$35,730 $37,410 $38,920 $39,970 $40,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Louisville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Louisville

In Louisville, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $23,880 per year was earned by culinary professionals in Louisville. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for culinary professionals in Louisville was $21,030 per year. The growth in the salary of culinary professionals in Louisville is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Louisville

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Culinary professionals in Louisville earn a median salary of $22,496 per year. The difference in pay between the culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 81%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $17,556 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $31,754 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Louisville

Restaurant Management

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

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Louisville


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

Culinary Programs Offered In Louisville


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in culinary offered by Louisville's culinary schools.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Louisville


Approximately 245 students graduated from culinary courses in 2010.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Louisville, Kentucky

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