Culinary Schools
In Ottumwa, Iowa

The city of Ottumwa 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 Ottumwa, and the future trends. Academia in culinary includes culinary training at the following levels:

  • Culinary Certificate
  • Associates degree in Culinary


Statistics

Professional Trends

Ottumwa Vs. Iowa Culinary Employment

Ottumwa 3,270
Iowa 23,630

Of the 23,630 culinary professionals employed in Iowa, 3,270 work in Ottumwa. There has been a 35% decline in the number of culinary professionals in Ottumwa between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for culinary professionals in Ottumwa has decreased, overall employment in Ottumwa has increased.

Ottumwa Vs. Iowa Culinary employment growth

27,890 26,000 25,980 24,700 23,630
5,040 4,860 3,900 No data 3,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Ottumwa

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Ottumwa

$20,182 $20,762 $21,548 No data $23,152
$30,840 $32,200 $33,180 No data $34,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Ottumwa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ottumwa

As the number of culinary professionals in Ottumwa has shrunk, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. In 2010 Ottumwa culinary professionals earned an average yearly salary of $23,152. Four years earlier in 2006, culinary professionals in Ottumwa made an average salary of $20,182 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Ottumwa.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Ottumwa

10th percentile
$18,070
25th percentile
$19,602
50th percentile
$22,268
75th percentile
$27,108
90th percentile
$30,570

Ottumwa culinary professionals earn a median yearly salary of $22,268. The 10% of culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $18,070 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $30,570 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Ottumwa

Culinary
$23,152
Hospitality
$29,980
Restaurant Management
$53,680

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

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Ottumwa

1

Many of Ottumwa's culinary professionals are graduates of the only accredited culinary school in the city.

Culinary Programs Offered In Ottumwa

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

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

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Ottumwa

associate
9
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total11

In 2010 approximately 11 students completed culinary courses.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Ottumwa, Iowa

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