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Culinary Schools In Mississippi

In Mississippi, there are 6 accredited schools where culinary classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of culinary and culinary training in Mississippi, which includes culinary training at the following levels:


  1. Coahoma Community College

    3240 Friars Point Rd, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614

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  2. East Central Community College

    275 West Broad Street, Decatur, Mississippi 39327-0129

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  3. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  4. Jones County Junior College

    900 S Court St, Ellisville, Mississippi 39437

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  5. Mississippi University for Women

    1100 College Street, Columbus, Mississippi 39701

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  6. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Culinary Employment

Mississippi 26,980
National 2,077,050

Of all of the culinary professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Mississippi.

Employment Growth for Culinary professionals In Mississippi

28,480 28,940 27,500 27,570 26,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of culinary professionals is shrinking in Mississippi. There were 1,500 less culinary professionals working in Mississippi in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 5% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the change in the number of culinary professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of culinary professionals has shrunk by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Culinary VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$18,146 $18,768 $20,234 $21,130 $22,426
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to culinary professionals are growing in Mississippi. In 2006 culinary professionals made a mean salary of $18,146 per year, and in 2010 they made $22,426 per year.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Mississippi

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This represents a 19% growth in salaries. 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 83% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Mississippi state.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Restaurant Management

In Mississippi, culinary professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited culinary schools in Mississippi is increasing. In 2006 there were 23 culinary graduates from culinary courses in Mississippi and in 2010 there were 55 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of culinary school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi by 139%. Most of these graduates, or 55%, earned a undergraduate certificate in culinary.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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