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Culinary Schools
In Mission Viejo, California

In Mission Viejo, there is only one culinary school where culinary faculty can find employment. The trends in Mission Viejo's culinary academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes culinary training at the culinary certificate level.


Professional Trends

Mission Viejo Vs. California Culinary Employment

Mission Viejo 23,410
California 251,520

Exactly 23,410 of California's 251,520 culinary professionals work in Mission Viejo. Between 2006 and 2010, in Mission Viejo, there has been a 5% decline in the number of culinary professionals. As the employment for culinary professionals in Mission Viejo has decreased, overall employment in Mission Viejo has also decreased.

Mission Viejo Vs. California Culinary employment growth

256,200 269,590 269,290 257,280 251,520
24,590 26,800 27,330 24,990 23,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Mission Viejo

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Mission Viejo

$24,892 $26,394 $27,462 $28,034 $28,688
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Mission Viejo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Mission Viejo

Salaries for culinary professionals in Mission Viejo have increased. In 2010 Mission Viejo culinary professionals earned an average yearly salary of $28,688. The average salary for culinary professionals in Mission Viejo was $24,892 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of culinary professionals in Mission Viejo is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Mission Viejo

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Culinary professionals in Mission Viejo make a median yearly salary of $26,790. The 10% of culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $19,262 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $40,552 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Mission Viejo

Restaurant Management

Culinary professional salaries in Mission Viejo are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Mission Viejo


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

Culinary Programs Offered In Mission Viejo


Mission Viejo's culinary school offers one culinary degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Mission Viejo


Approximately 4 students graduated from culinary courses in 2010.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Mission Viejo, California

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