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Culinary Schools In Kansas

Kansas has 6 accredited culinary schools where culinary faculty who teach culinary classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in culinary in the state of Kansas, which encompasses culinary training at the culinary certificate level.


  1. AIB International

    1213 Bakers Way, Manhattan, Kansas 66502

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  2. Johnson County Community College

    12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, Kansas 66210-1299

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  3. Kansas City Kansas Community College

    7250 State Ave, Kansas City, Kansas 66112

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  4. Washburn Institute of Technology

    5724 SW Huntoon, Topeka, Kansas 66604-2117

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  5. North Central Kansas Technical College

    Hwy 24, Beloit, Kansas 67420

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  6. The Art Institutes International_??_??_Kansas City

    8202 Melrose Drive, Lenexa, Kansas 66214-1625

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Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Culinary Employment

Kansas 25,100
National 2,077,050

Of all of the culinary professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Kansas state.

Employment Growth for Culinary professionals In Kansas

25,160 25,210 25,710 25,110 25,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kansas, the field of culinary is shrinking. In 2010 there were 60 less culinary professionals working in Kansas than there were in 2006. This represents a 0% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the national trend for culinary professionals which shows a 1% decrease in the number of culinary professionals working around the nation.

Culinary VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$19,136 $20,052 $21,334 $22,508 $23,238
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kansas, as the number of culinary professionals is declining, the salaries earned by culinary professionals are increasing. The mean salary for culinary professionals in 2006 was $19,136 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $23,238 per year.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Kansas

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Thus, culinary professionals' salaries grew by 18% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 97% pay differential between the highest paid culinary professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of culinary in Kansas.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Kansas

Restaurant Management

Culinary professionals in Kansas earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited culinary schools in Kansas is increasing. In 2006 there were 77 culinary graduates from culinary courses in Kansas and in 2010 there were 94 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of culinary school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas by 22%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in culinary.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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