Culinary Schools In Pennsylvania

Culinary classes faculty can choose to work at one of 29 accredited culinary schools in Pennsylvania. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in culinary in the state of Pennsylvania, which encompasses culinary training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Keystone Technical Institute

    2301 Academy Dr, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17112-1012

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  2. Community College of Allegheny County

    800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233-1895

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  3. The Art Institute of Philadelphia

    1622 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103-5198

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  4. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

    420 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219-1328

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  5. Community College of Beaver County

    1 Campus Drive, Monaca, Pennsylvania 15061-2588

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  6. Bidwell Training Center Inc

    1815 Metropolitan St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233

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  7. Bucks County Community College

    275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940-4106

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  8. Delaware Valley College

    700 E Butler Ave, Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901-2697

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  9. Drexel University

    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

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  10. Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

    1 HACC Dr., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-2999

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  11. Commonwealth Technical Institute

    727 Goucher St, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15905-3092

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  12. Keystone College

    One College Green, La Plume, Pennsylvania 18440-0200

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  13. Luzerne County Community College

    1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, Pennsylvania 18634-3899

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  14. Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus

    340 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422-0796

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  15. Northampton County Area Community College

    3835 Green Pond Rd, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18020-7599

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  16. Community College of Philadelphia

    1700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130-3991

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  17. Reading Area Community College

    10 S Second St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19603-1706

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  18. The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College

    4207 Walnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

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  19. Westmoreland County Community College

    145 Pavilion Lane, Youngwood, Pennsylvania 15697-1895

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  20. YTI Career Institute in York

    1405 Williams Road, York, Pennsylvania 17402

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  21. Yorktowne Business Institute

    W Seventh Ave, York, Pennsylvania 17404

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  22. Pennsylvania College of Technology

    One College Ave, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5799

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  23. Le Cordon Bleu Institute of Culinary Arts

    717 Liberty Ave Clark Bldg, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-3500

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  24. Star Career Academy-Philadelphia

    2371 Welsh Road, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114-2206

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  25. Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center

    445 Schoolhouse Rd, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15904

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  26. Lancaster County Career and Technology Center

    1730 Hans Herr Dr, Willow Street, Pennsylvania 17584

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  27. Lebanon County Area Vocational Technical School

    833 Metro Dr, Lebanon, Pennsylvania 17042

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  28. Jna Institute of Culinary Arts

    1212 S Broad St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146

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  29. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division

    1400 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-4332

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Culinary Employment

Pennsylvania 80,830
National 2,077,050

Of all of the culinary professionals that work in the US, approximately 4% work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Culinary professionals In Pennsylvania

83,100 80,140 79,380 80,010 80,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Pennsylvania, the field of culinary is shrinking. In Pennsylvania, 2,270 less culinary professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of culinary has shrunk by 3% in Pennsylvania. This decline is faster than the national trend for culinary professionals which shows a 1% decrease in the number of culinary professionals working around the nation.

Culinary VS. All Professions salaries in Pennsylvania

$22,292 $24,124 $25,504 $26,642 $26,738
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to culinary professionals are growing in Pennsylvania. In 2006 culinary professionals made a mean salary of $22,292 per year, and in 2010 they made $26,738 per year.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$17,818
25th percentile
$20,782
50th percentile
$25,114
75th percentile
$31,192
90th percentile
$38,416

This represents a growth in salaries of 17%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Pennsylvania, 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 116%

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Culinary
$26,738
Hospitality
$34,814
Restaurant Management
$54,110

In Pennsylvania, culinary professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
28
bachelor
8
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
29
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As the number of culinary professionals is decreasing in Pennsylvania state, the number of students graduating from the 29 accredited culinary schools in Pennsylvania state is decreasing. In 2006, 1,316 students graduated from culinary courses in Pennsylvania. And in 2010, 1,024 students graduated.

This represents a 22% decrease in the number of culinary degree or certificate school graduates in Pennsylvania state. Most of these graduates, or 45%, earned a undergraduate certificate in culinary.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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