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Culinary Schools
In Asheville, North Carolina

In Asheville, there is only one culinary school where culinary faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of culinary and culinary education in Asheville, which includes culinary training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Asheville Vs. North Carolina Culinary Employment

Asheville 2,570
North Carolina 49,960

Exactly 2,570 of the 49,960 culinary professionals employed in North Carolina, work in Asheville. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of culinary professionals in Asheville has grown by 5%. As the employment for culinary professionals in Asheville has increased, overall employment in Asheville has also increased.

Asheville Vs. North Carolina Culinary employment growth

50,780 50,760 51,000 51,690 49,960
2,440 3,020 3,020 2,640 2,570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Asheville

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Asheville

$21,282 $22,636 $25,180 $25,600 $27,170
$33,210 $34,170 $35,050 $36,010 $36,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Asheville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Asheville

As the number of culinary professionals in Asheville has grown, salaries for culinary professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $27,170 per year was earned by culinary professionals in Asheville. The average salary for culinary professionals in Asheville was $21,282 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of culinary professionals in Asheville is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Asheville

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Culinary professionals make a median salary of $26,468 per year in Asheville. The 10% of culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $18,580 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 101% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Asheville

Restaurant Management

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

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Asheville


Many of Asheville's culinary professionals are graduates of the only accredited culinary school in the city.

Culinary Programs Offered In Asheville


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in culinary offered by Asheville's culinary schools.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Asheville


In 2010 approximately 30 students completed culinary courses.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Asheville, North Carolina

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