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Culinary Schools In Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, there are 12 accredited schools where culinary classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the culinary academic community in Massachusetts, and the future trends in culinary training at the following levels:


  1. Atlantic Union College

    338 Main St, South Lancaster, Massachusetts 01561-1000

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  2. Berkshire Community College

    1350 West Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201-5786

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  3. Boston University

    One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

    53 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Bristol Community College

    777 Elsbree St, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720-7395

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  5. Bunker Hill Community College

    250 New Rutherford Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02129-2925

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  6. Holyoke Community College

    303 Homestead Ave, Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040

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  7. Massasoit Community College

    One Massasoit Boulevard, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302-3996

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  8. Newbury College-Brookline

    129 Fisher Ave, Brookline, Massachusetts 02445

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  9. North Shore Community College

    1 Ferncroft Rd, Danvers, Massachusetts 01923-0840

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  10. Salter College-West Boylston

    184 West Boylston Suite # 1, West Boylston, Massachusetts 01583

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  11. Branford Hall Career Institute-Springfield Campus

    112 Industry Avenue, Springfield, Massachusetts 01104

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  12. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Cambridge

    215 First St, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142

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Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Culinary Employment

Massachusetts 45,240
National 2,077,050

Of all of the culinary professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Massachusetts.

Employment Growth for Culinary professionals In Massachusetts

38,650 41,050 41,080 42,950 45,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of culinary professionals is growing in Massachusetts. In 2010 there were 6,590 more culinary professionals working in Massachusetts than there were in 2006. Thus, in Massachusetts, this field has grown by 17% in four years. 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 Massachusetts

$28,138 $28,646 $29,356 $29,810 $30,200
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to culinary professionals are growing in Massachusetts. In 2006 culinary professionals made a mean salary of $28,138 per year, and in 2010 they made $30,200 per year.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Massachusetts

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This represents a 7% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Massachusetts state, within the field of culinary, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid culinary professionals earn 112% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Restaurant Management

In Massachusetts, culinary professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 12 accredited culinary schools in Massachusetts is increasing. In 2006 there were 160 culinary graduates from culinary courses in Massachusetts and in 2010 there were 419 graduates.

This represents a 162% increase in the number of culinary degree or certificate school graduates in Massachusetts state. A majority of these graduates, or 53%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in culinary.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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