Culinary Schools
In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

In Harrisburg, there are 2 culinary schools where culinary faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in culinary in the city of Harrisburg, which encompasses culinary training at the following levels:

  • Culinary Certificate
  • Associates degree in Culinary


Professional Trends

Harrisburg Vs. Pennsylvania Culinary Employment

Harrisburg 3,700
Pennsylvania 80,830

Exactly 3,700 of Pennsylvania's 80,830 culinary professionals work in Harrisburg. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of culinary professionals in Harrisburg has shrunk by 9%. Overall employment in Harrisburg has increased.

Harrisburg Vs. Pennsylvania Culinary employment growth

83,100 80,140 79,380 80,010 80,830
4,070 3,800 3,590 3,630 3,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Harrisburg

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Harrisburg

$23,596 $25,078 $25,596 $24,742 $25,346
$37,850 $39,190 $40,700 $42,140 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Harrisburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Harrisburg

As the number of culinary professionals in Harrisburg has shrunk, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. In 2010 Harrisburg culinary professionals earned an average yearly salary of $25,346. The average salary for culinary professionals in Harrisburg was $23,596 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of culinary professionals in Harrisburg is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Harrisburg

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Culinary professionals in Harrisburg earn a median salary of $24,330 per year. The difference in pay between the culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 97%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $17,650 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $34,722 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Harrisburg

Restaurant Management

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

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Harrisburg


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

Culinary Programs Offered In Harrisburg


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in culinary offered by Harrisburg's culinary schools.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Harrisburg


Approximately 30 students graduated from culinary courses in 2010.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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