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Culinary Schools In Maryland

Culinary classes faculty can choose to work at one of 10 accredited culinary schools in Maryland. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of culinary and culinary training in Maryland, which includes culinary training at the following levels:


  1. Allegany College of Maryland

    12401 Willowbrook Rd SE, Cumberland, Maryland 21502-2596

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  2. Anne Arundel Community College

    101 College Pky, Arnold, Maryland 21012-1895

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  3. Baltimore International College

    17 Commerce Street, Commerce Exchange, Baltimore, Maryland 21202-3230

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  4. Chesapeake College

    1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, Maryland 21679-0008

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  5. Frederick Community College

    7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Maryland 21702-2964

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  6. Howard Community College

    10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, Maryland 21044-3197

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  7. L'Academie de Cuisine

    16006 Industrial Dr, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877-1414

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  8. Lincoln College of Technology in Columbia

    9325 Snowden River Pky, Columbia, Maryland 21046

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  9. Montgomery College

    51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Maryland 20850

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  10. Prince George's Community College

    301 Largo Rd, Largo, Maryland 20774-2199

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Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Culinary Employment

Maryland 30,270
National 2,077,050

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

Employment Growth for Culinary professionals In Maryland

29,390 30,380 31,550 30,940 30,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maryland, culinary is a growing field. 880 more culinary professionals were working in Maryland in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 3% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for culinary professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of culinary professionals has shrunk by 1% between 2006 and 2010.

Culinary VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$24,996 $26,398 $27,440 $27,962 $28,624
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Maryland, as the number of culinary professionals is growing, the salaries earned by culinary professionals are increasing. In 2006 culinary professionals made a mean salary of $24,996 per year, and in 2010 they made $28,624 per year.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Maryland

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This represents a growth in salaries of 13%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of culinary, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid culinary professionals earning 109% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Maryland state.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Maryland

Restaurant Management

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of culinary professionals is increasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited culinary schools in Maryland state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 245 culinary graduates from culinary courses in Maryland and in 2010 there were 303 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of culinary school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland by 24%. Most of these graduates, or 60%, earned an undergraduate certificate in culinary.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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