Culinary Schools In Virginia

Culinary classes faculty can choose to work at one of 12 accredited culinary schools in Virginia. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in culinary in the state of Virginia, which encompasses culinary training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Dabney S Lancaster Community College

    1000 Dabney Drive, Clifton Forge, Virginia 24422-1000

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  2. J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

    1651 E Parham Road, Richmond, Virginia 23228-2327

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  3. Northern Virginia Community College

    4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd, Annandale, Virginia 22003-3796

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  4. Tidewater Community College

    121 College Place, Norfolk, Virginia 23510

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  5. Virginia Western Community College

    3093 Colonial Ave, Roanoke, Virginia 24015

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  6. Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center

    64 James Anderson Road, Fishersville, Virginia 22939-1500

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  7. ECPI College of Technology

    5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462

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  8. Stratford University

    7777 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Virginia 22043-2403

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  9. The Art Institute of Washington

    1820 N Fort Myer Dr, Arlington, Virginia 22209-1802

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  10. Southeast Culinary & Hospitality College

    100 Piedmont Ave, Bristol, Virginia 24201

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  11. Columbia College in Fairfax

    8300 Merrifield Ave 3F, Fairfax, Virginia 22031

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  12. The Art Institute of Virginia Beach

    4500 Main St Ste 100, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Culinary Employment

Virginia 45,080
National 2,077,050

Approximately 2% of the country's culinary professionals work in Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Culinary professionals In Virginia

51,170 46,080 44,840 43,450 45,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Virginia, the field of culinary is shrinking. 6,090 less culinary professionals were working in Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Virginia, this field has shrunk by 12% in four years. 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 Virginia

$23,002 $25,318 $26,590 $27,436 $26,790
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to culinary professionals are growing in Virginia. Culinary professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $23,002 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $26,790 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Virginia

10th percentile
$18,552
25th percentile
$21,452
50th percentile
$25,650
75th percentile
$30,978
90th percentile
$37,014

This represents a 14% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Virginia, 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 100%

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Virginia

Culinary
$26,790
Hospitality
$35,509
Restaurant Management
$57,160

Culinary professionals in Virginia earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
13
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
5
Total20

The number of students graduating from the 12 accredited culinary schools in Virginia is increasing. In Virginia, there were 157 graduates in 2006. And there were 229 graduates from culinary courses in 2010.

This represents a 46% increase in the number of culinary degree or certificate school graduates in Virginia state. A majority of these graduates, or 65%, graduated with a associate's degree in culinary.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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