Culinary Schools
In Providence, Rhode Island

The city of Providence has only one school where culinary faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in culinary in the city of Providence, which encompasses culinary training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Culinary
  • Bachelors degree in Culinary


Professional Trends

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Culinary Employment

Providence 7,760
Rhode Island 6,740

Of the 6,740 culinary professionals employed in Rhode Island, 7,760 work in Providence. Between 2006 and 2010, in Providence, there has been a 12% decline in the number of culinary professionals. As the number of culinary professionals in Providence has decreased, overall employment in Providence has increased.

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Culinary employment growth

7,560 5,780 6,720 6,410 6,740
8,860 8,620 7,930 7,370 7,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Rhode Island
  • Dark Yellow: Providence

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Providence

$26,692 $28,362 $29,400 $30,222 $30,696
$39,780 $41,330 $42,720 $43,600 $44,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Providence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Providence

As the number of culinary professionals in Providence has shrunk, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. In 2010 culinary professionals in Providence reportedly earned an average salary of $30,696 per year. Culinary professionals in Providence made a yearly average salary of $26,692, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Providence.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Providence

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Providence culinary professionals earn a median yearly salary of $28,868. The difference in pay between the culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 124%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $20,448 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $45,892 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Providence

Restaurant Management

Culinary professional salaries in Providence are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Providence


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

Culinary Programs Offered In Providence


Providence's culinary schools offer 5 culinary degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Providence


In 2010 approximately 953 students graduated from culinary courses.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Providence, Rhode Island

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