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Culinary Schools
In Lexington, Kentucky

In Lexington, there is only one culinary school where culinary faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of culinary and culinary education in Lexington, which includes culinary training at the culinary certificate level.


Professional Trends

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Culinary Employment

Lexington 3,690
Kentucky 33,130

Exactly 3,690 of Kentucky's 33,130 culinary professionals work in Lexington. The number of culinary professionals in Lexington has shrunk by 0% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for culinary professionals in Lexington has decreased, overall employment in Lexington has increased.

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Culinary employment growth

30,650 31,620 33,180 33,440 33,130
3,700 3,890 4,340 4,520 3,690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Lexington

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Lexington

$22,724 $23,376 $23,450 $23,798 $23,996
$36,110 $37,350 $38,510 $39,410 $39,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Lexington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lexington

As the number of culinary professionals in Lexington has shrunk, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. In 2010 Lexington culinary professionals earned an average yearly salary of $23,996. Four years earlier in 2006, culinary professionals in Lexington made an average salary of $22,724 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lexington.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Lexington

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Lexington culinary professionals earn a median yearly salary of $23,006. The 10% of culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $17,116 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $33,214 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Lexington

Restaurant Management

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

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Lexington


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

Culinary Programs Offered In Lexington


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

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Lexington


Approximately 27 students graduated from culinary courses in 2010.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Lexington, Kentucky

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