Culinary Schools In Wisconsin

There are 10 accredited culinary schools in Wisconsin for faculty who teach culinary classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of culinary and culinary training in Wisconsin, which includes culinary training at the following levels:

  • Culinary Certificate
  • Associates degree in Culinary


Schools

  1. Madison Area Technical College

    3550 Anderson St, Madison, Wisconsin 53704

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  2. Blackhawk Technical College

    6004 County Road G, Janesville, Wisconsin 53547-5009

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  3. Fox Valley Technical College

    1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton, Wisconsin 54912-2277

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  4. Gateway Technical College

    3520 30th Ave, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144-1690

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  5. Milwaukee Area Technical College

    700 W State St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1443

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  6. Moraine Park Technical College

    235 N National Avenue, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54936-1940

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  7. Nicolet Area Technical College

    Hwy G South, Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501-0518

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  8. Southwest Wisconsin Technical College

    1800 Bronson Blvd, Fennimore, Wisconsin 53809-9778

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  9. Waukesha County Technical College

    800 Main Street, Pewaukee, Wisconsin 53072-4601

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  10. Western Technical College in La Crosse

    400 Seventh St. North, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54602-0908

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Culinary Employment

Wisconsin 35,080
National 2,077,050

Of all of the culinary professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Wisconsin state.

Employment Growth for Culinary professionals In Wisconsin

39,490 39,840 38,350 36,750 35,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Culinary is a shrinking field in Wisconsin. There were 4,410 less culinary professionals working in Wisconsin in 2010, 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 Wisconsin

$21,750 $23,124 $24,070 $24,410 $24,818
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of culinary professionals is declining, the salaries paid to culinary professionals are increasing in Wisconsin. In 2006 culinary professionals made a mean salary of $21,750 per year, and in 2010 they made $24,818 per year.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Wisconsin

10th percentile
$17,218
25th percentile
$19,686
50th percentile
$23,764
75th percentile
$28,346
90th percentile
$33,854

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Wisconsin state, within the field of culinary, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid culinary professionals earn 97% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

Culinary
$24,818
Hospitality
$31,713
Restaurant Management
$44,200

In Wisconsin, culinary professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
12
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
13
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As the number of culinary professionals is decreasing in Wisconsin state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited culinary schools in Wisconsin state is increasing. In 2006 there were 48 culinary graduates from culinary courses in Wisconsin and in 2010 there were 174 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of culinary school degree or certificate graduates in Wisconsin by 263%. 52% of these graduates received an undergraduate certificate in culinary.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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