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Culinary Schools In Nevada

Culinary classes faculty can choose to work at one of 5 accredited culinary schools in Nevada. The trends in Nevada's culinary academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in culinary includes culinary training at the following levels:


  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. The Art Institute of Las Vegas

    2350 Corporate Circle, Henderson, Nevada 89074-7737

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Truckee Meadows Community College

    7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Las Vegas

    1451 Center Crossing Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89144

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Culinary Employment

Nevada 29,380
National 2,077,050

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

Employment Growth for Culinary professionals In Nevada

33,640 31,590 30,140 29,680 29,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Culinary is a shrinking field in Nevada. 4,260 less culinary professionals were working in Nevada in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of culinary professionals has shrunk by 13%. This decline is faster than the national trend for culinary professionals which shows a 1% decrease in the number of culinary professionals working around the nation.

Culinary VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$26,820 $27,826 $28,718 $29,620 $30,268
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of culinary professionals is declining, the salaries paid to culinary professionals are increasing in Nevada. In 2006 culinary professionals made a mean salary of $26,820 per year, and in 2010 they made $30,268 per year.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Nevada

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This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 106% pay differential between the highest paid culinary professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of culinary in Nevada.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Nevada

Restaurant Management

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited culinary schools in Nevada is decreasing. In 2006, 533 students graduated from culinary courses in Nevada. And in 2010, 435 students graduated.

This represents a 18% decrease in the number of culinary degree or certificate school graduates in Nevada state. A majority of these graduates, or 42%, graduated with a associate's degree in culinary.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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