Culinary Schools
In Olympia, Washington

The city of Olympia has only one school where culinary faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the culinary academic community in Olympia, and the future trends. Academia in culinary includes culinary training at the following levels:

  • Culinary Certificate
  • Associates degree in Culinary


Statistics

Professional Trends

Olympia Vs. Washington Culinary Employment

Olympia 1,180
Washington 39,000

Exactly 1,180 of the 39,000 culinary professionals employed in Washington State, work in Olympia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of culinary professionals in Olympia has shrunk by 8%. Overall employment in Olympia has increased.

Olympia Vs. Washington Culinary employment growth

37,400 37,790 39,850 39,520 39,000
1,280 1,490 1,640 1,590 1,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Olympia

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Olympia

$25,388 $24,453 $23,260 $26,774 $27,456
$40,840 $42,390 $44,440 $45,570 $46,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Olympia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Olympia

As the number of culinary professionals in Olympia has shrunk, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $27,456 per year was earned by culinary professionals in Olympia. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for culinary professionals in Olympia was $25,388 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Olympia.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Olympia

10th percentile
$21,878
25th percentile
$23,444
50th percentile
$25,908
75th percentile
$29,018
90th percentile
$38,504

Olympia culinary professionals earn a median yearly salary of $25,908. The 10% of culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,878 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $38,504 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Olympia

Culinary
$27,456
Hospitality
$34,422
Restaurant Management
$69,250

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

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Olympia

1

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

Culinary Programs Offered In Olympia

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

Olympia's culinary schools offer 2 culinary degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Olympia

associate
5
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total7

Approximately 7 students completed culinary courses in 2010.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Olympia, Washington

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