Culinary Schools
In Las Vegas, Nevada

There are 3 culinary schools in Las Vegas for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the culinary academic community in Las Vegas, and the future trends. Academia in culinary includes culinary training at the following levels:

  • Culinary Certificate
  • Associates degree in Culinary
  • Bachelors degree in Culinary


Professional Trends

Las Vegas Vs. Nevada Culinary Employment

Las Vegas 22,690
Nevada 29,380

Exactly 22,690 of the 29,380 culinary professionals employed in Nevada, work in Las Vegas. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of culinary professionals in Las Vegas has shrunk by 12%. As the number of culinary professionals in Las Vegas has decreased, overall employment in Las Vegas has also decreased.

Las Vegas Vs. Nevada Culinary employment growth

33,640 31,590 30,140 29,680 29,380
25,690 24,010 22,820 23,050 22,690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nevada
  • Dark Yellow: Las Vegas

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Las Vegas

$27,586 $28,510 $29,492 $30,444 $31,024
$35,510 $37,020 $38,720 $40,070 $40,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Las Vegas
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Vegas

In Las Vegas, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $31,024 per year was earned by culinary professionals in Las Vegas. Four years earlier in 2006, culinary professionals in Las Vegas made an average salary of $27,586 per year. The growth in the salary of culinary professionals in Las Vegas is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Las Vegas

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Las Vegas culinary professionals earn a median yearly salary of $29,604. The 10% of culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,926 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $43,534 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Las Vegas

Restaurant Management

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

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Las Vegas


Many of Las Vegas' culinary professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited culinary schools in the city.

Culinary Programs Offered In Las Vegas


Las Vegas' culinary schools offer 4 culinary degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Las Vegas


In 2010 approximately 382 students graduated from culinary courses.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Las Vegas, Nevada

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