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Culinary Schools
In Lake Charles, Louisiana

There is only one culinary school in Lake Charles for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the culinary academic community in Lake Charles, and the future trends. Academia in culinary includes culinary training at the culinary certificate level.


Professional Trends

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Culinary Employment

Lake Charles 2,040
Louisiana 33,080

Exactly 2,040 of Louisiana's 33,080 culinary professionals work in Lake Charles. The number of culinary professionals in Lake Charles has grown by 63% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Lake Charles has decreased.

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Culinary employment growth

39,730 38,600 37,620 36,090 33,080
1,250 2,100 1,860 1,740 2,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lake Charles

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Lake Charles

$19,850 $19,534 $22,190 $22,860 $23,138
$32,170 $33,700 $34,930 $35,940 $36,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Lake Charles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lake Charles

As the number of culinary professionals in Lake Charles has grown, salaries for culinary professionals have also increased. In 2010 culinary professionals in Lake Charles reportedly earned an average salary of $23,138 per year. The average salary for culinary professionals in Lake Charles was $19,850 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of culinary professionals in Lake Charles is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Lake Charles

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Culinary professionals make a median salary of $22,348 per year in Lake Charles. The difference in pay between the culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 63%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $18,450 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $30,018 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Lake Charles

Restaurant Management

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

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Lake Charles


Many of Lake Charles' culinary professionals are graduates of the only accredited culinary school in the city.

Culinary Programs Offered In Lake Charles


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

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Lake Charles


In 2010 approximately 31 students completed culinary courses.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Lake Charles, Louisiana

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