Culinary Schools
In Traverse City, Michigan

The city of Traverse City 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 Traverse City, which encompasses culinary training at the following levels:

  • Culinary Certificate
  • Associates degree in Culinary


Professional Trends

Traverse City Vs. Michigan Culinary Employment

Traverse City 2,200
Michigan 66,990

Exactly 2,200 of Michigan's 66,990 culinary professionals work in Traverse City. There has been a 5% decline in the number of culinary professionals in Traverse City between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of culinary professionals in Traverse City has decreased, overall employment in Traverse City has increased.

Traverse City Vs. Michigan Culinary employment growth

68,100 66,520 70,140 69,590 66,990
2,310 2,580 2,750 No data 2,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Traverse City

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Traverse City

$22,560 $23,530 $23,954 No data $25,710
$33,850 $34,480 $35,390 No data $36,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Traverse City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Traverse City

In Traverse City, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. In 2010 culinary professionals in Traverse City reportedly earned an average salary of $25,710 per year. Culinary professionals in Traverse City made a yearly average salary of $22,560, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Traverse City.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Traverse City

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Traverse City culinary professionals earn a median yearly salary of $24,876. The 10% of culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $18,966 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 83% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Traverse City

Restaurant Management

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

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Traverse City


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

Culinary Programs Offered In Traverse City


Traverse City's culinary schools offer 2 culinary degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Traverse City


In 2010 approximately 51 students completed culinary courses.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Traverse City, Michigan

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