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Culinary Schools
In Columbus, Mississippi

In Columbus, there is only one culinary school where culinary faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the culinary academic community in Columbus, and the future trends. Academia in culinary includes culinary training at the culinary bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Culinary Employment

Columbus 4,480
Mississippi 26,980

Of the 26,980 culinary professionals employed in Mississippi, 4,480 work in Columbus. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of culinary professionals in Columbus has shrunk by 8%. Overall employment in Columbus has increased.

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Culinary employment growth

28,480 28,940 27,500 27,570 26,980
4,890 5,160 4,360 No data 4,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$16,140 $16,998 $17,988 No data $19,482
$29,460 $30,890 $32,370 No data $32,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

In Columbus, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $19,482 per year was earned by culinary professionals in Columbus. The average salary for culinary professionals in Columbus was $16,140 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of culinary professionals in Columbus is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Columbus

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90th percentile

Columbus culinary professionals earn a median yearly salary of $18,544. The difference in pay between the culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 54%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $16,052 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $24,798 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Columbus

Restaurant Management

On average culinary professionals in Columbus earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Columbus.

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Columbus


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

Culinary Programs Offered In Columbus


Columbus' culinary school offers one culinary degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Columbus


Approximately 21 students graduated from culinary courses in 2010.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Mississippi

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