Culinary Schools
In Tacoma, Washington

The city of Tacoma has only one school where culinary faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of culinary and culinary education in Tacoma, which includes culinary training at the culinary certificate level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tacoma Vs. Washington Culinary Employment

Tacoma 2,840
Washington 39,000

Exactly 2,840 of Washington State's 39,000 culinary professionals work in Tacoma. The number of culinary professionals in Tacoma has shrunk by 37% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of culinary professionals in Tacoma has decreased, overall employment in Tacoma has increased.

Tacoma Vs. Washington Culinary employment growth

37,400 37,790 39,850 39,520 39,000
4,500 4,200 3,840 3,480 2,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Tacoma

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Tacoma

$26,924 $27,272 $29,830 $30,012 $29,688
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Tacoma
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tacoma

As the number of culinary professionals in Tacoma has shrunk, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. In 2010 Tacoma culinary professionals earned an average yearly salary of $29,688. Four years earlier in 2006, culinary professionals in Tacoma made an average salary of $26,924 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Tacoma.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Tacoma

10th percentile
$21,122
25th percentile
$23,404
50th percentile
$28,156
75th percentile
$34,210
90th percentile
$41,802

Culinary professionals make a median salary of $28,156 per year in Tacoma. The 10% of culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,122 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $41,802 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Tacoma

Culinary
$29,688
Hospitality
$39,981
Restaurant Management
$63,420

Tacoma culinary professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Tacoma

1

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

Culinary Programs Offered In Tacoma

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in culinary offered by Tacoma's culinary schools.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Tacoma

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total3

In 2010 approximately 3 students completed culinary courses.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Tacoma, Washington

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