Culinary Schools In Rhode Island

Rhode Island has is only one accredited culinary school where culinary faculty who teach culinary classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of culinary and culinary training in Rhode Island, which includes culinary training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Culinary
  • Bachelors degree in Culinary


  1. Johnson & Wales University

    8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-3703

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Culinary Employment

Rhode Island 6,740
National 2,077,050

Of all of the culinary professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for Culinary professionals In Rhode Island

7,560 5,780 6,720 6,410 6,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Culinary is a shrinking field in Rhode Island. In 2010 there were 820 less culinary professionals working in Rhode Island than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of culinary professionals has shrunk by 11%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of culinary professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of culinary professionals has shrunk by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Culinary VS. All Professions salaries in Rhode Island

$26,914 $19,040 $30,292 $30,964 $31,396
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Rhode Island, as the number of culinary professionals is declining, the salaries earned by culinary professionals are increasing. The mean salary for culinary professionals in 2006 was $26,914 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $31,396 per year.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Rhode Island

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Thus, there was a 14% growth in culinary professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 122% pay differential between the highest paid culinary professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of culinary in Rhode Island.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Restaurant Management

In Rhode Island, culinary professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Culinary programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


The number of students graduating from the only accredited culinary school in Rhode Island is increasing. In 2006, 901 students graduated from culinary courses in Rhode Island. And in 2010, 953 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of culinary school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island by 6%. 60% of these graduates received a associate's degree in culinary.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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