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Culinary Schools
In Albuquerque, New Mexico

In Albuquerque, there are 2 culinary schools where culinary faculty can find employment. The trends in Albuquerque's culinary academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes culinary training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Albuquerque Vs. New Mexico Culinary Employment

Albuquerque 6,540
New Mexico 16,520

Exactly 6,540 of New Mexico's 16,520 culinary professionals work in Albuquerque. There has been a 4% decline in the number of culinary professionals in Albuquerque between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for culinary professionals in Albuquerque has decreased, overall employment in Albuquerque has increased.

Albuquerque Vs. New Mexico Culinary employment growth

15,500 16,010 15,740 16,210 16,520
6,780 7,070 6,340 6,320 6,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Albuquerque

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Albuquerque

$22,026 $22,668 $22,624 $22,712 $22,690
$35,960 $37,350 $38,800 $40,170 $41,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Albuquerque
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Albuquerque

As the number of culinary professionals in Albuquerque has shrunk, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. In 2010 Albuquerque culinary professionals earned an average yearly salary of $22,690. Four years earlier in 2006, culinary professionals in Albuquerque made an average salary of $22,026 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Albuquerque.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Albuquerque

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Culinary professionals in Albuquerque earn a median salary of $21,174 per year. The 10% of culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $17,398 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 79% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Albuquerque

Restaurant Management

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

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Albuquerque


There are 2 accredited culinary schools in the city. Many of Albuquerque's culinary professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Culinary Programs Offered In Albuquerque


Albuquerque's culinary schools offer 4 culinary degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Albuquerque


In 2010 approximately 109 students graduated from culinary courses.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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