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Culinary Schools
In Oakland, California

In Oakland, there is only one culinary school where culinary faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of culinary and culinary education in Oakland, which includes culinary training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Oakland Vs. California Culinary Employment

Oakland 14,710
California 251,520

Exactly 14,710 of the 251,520 culinary professionals employed in California, work in Oakland. Between 2006 and 2010, in Oakland, there has been a 6% decline in the number of culinary professionals. Overall employment in Oakland has increased.

Oakland Vs. California Culinary employment growth

256,200 269,590 269,290 257,280 251,520
15,640 15,940 15,220 13,520 14,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Oakland

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Oakland

$27,688 $28,488 $30,100 $30,176 $31,070
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Oakland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Oakland

Salaries for culinary professionals in Oakland have increased. Oakland culinary professionals made $31,070 per year, on average, in 2010. Culinary professionals in Oakland made a yearly average salary of $27,688, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of culinary professionals in Oakland is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Oakland

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Oakland culinary professionals earn a median yearly salary of $28,450. The 10% of culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,094 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 99% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Oakland

Restaurant Management

Oakland culinary professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Oakland


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

Culinary Programs Offered In Oakland


Oakland's culinary schools offer 2 culinary degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Oakland


In 2010 approximately 28 students completed culinary courses.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Oakland, California

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