Culinary Schools
In Paducah, Kentucky

There is only one culinary school in Paducah for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in culinary in the city of Paducah, which encompasses culinary training at the following levels:

  • Culinary Certificate
  • Associates degree in Culinary


Professional Trends

Paducah Vs. Kentucky Culinary Employment

Paducah 2,600
Kentucky 33,130

Exactly 2,600 of Kentucky's 33,130 culinary professionals work in Paducah. Between 2006 and 2010, in Paducah, there has been a 8% decline in the number of culinary professionals. As the employment for culinary professionals in Paducah has decreased, overall employment in Paducah has increased.

Paducah Vs. Kentucky Culinary employment growth

30,650 31,620 33,180 33,440 33,130
2,830 3,530 3,760 No data 2,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Paducah

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Paducah

$19,018 $19,502 $20,748 No data $19,047
$30,690 $31,960 $33,520 No data $35,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Paducah
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Paducah

In Paducah, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. Paducah culinary professionals made $19,047 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, culinary professionals in Paducah made an average salary of $19,018 per year. The growth in the salary of culinary professionals in Paducah is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Paducah

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Paducah culinary professionals earn a median yearly salary of $19,153. The difference in pay between the culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 45%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $15,920 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $23,017 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Paducah

Restaurant Management

On average culinary professional salaries in Paducah are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Paducah


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

Culinary Programs Offered In Paducah


Paducah's culinary schools offer 3 culinary degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Paducah


In 2010 approximately 21 students completed culinary courses.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Paducah, Kentucky

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