Culinary Schools
In West Plains, Missouri

The city of West Plains has only one school where culinary faculty can find employment. The trends in West Plains' culinary academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes culinary training at the culinary certificate level.


Professional Trends

West Plains Vs. Missouri Culinary Employment

West Plains 2,630
Missouri 42,960

Exactly 2,630 of Missouri's 42,960 culinary professionals work in West Plains. Between 2006 and 2010, in West Plains, there has been a 44% decline in the number of culinary professionals. Overall employment in West Plains has also decreased.

West Plains Vs. Missouri Culinary employment growth

47,530 44,240 41,860 42,980 42,960
4,720 4,050 3,820 No data 2,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: West Plains

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in West Plains

$18,740 $19,422 $21,536 No data $18,850
$27,630 $29,060 $30,100 No data $30,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in West Plains
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Plains

Salaries for culinary professionals in West Plains have increased. In 2010 West Plains culinary professionals earned an average yearly salary of $18,850. The average salary for culinary professionals in West Plains was $18,740 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of culinary professionals in West Plains is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in West Plains

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Culinary professionals make a median salary of $18,137 per year in West Plains. The 10% of culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $15,717 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 53% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in West Plains

Restaurant Management

On average culinary professional salaries in West Plains are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in West Plains


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

Culinary Programs Offered In West Plains


There is one degree and certificate program in culinary offered by West Plains' culinary school.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In West Plains


Approximately 5 students graduated from culinary courses in 2010.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in West Plains, Missouri

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