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Culinary Schools
In Palm Desert, California

Culinary faculty can choose to work at only one culinary school in Palm Desert. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in culinary in the city of Palm Desert, which encompasses culinary training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Palm Desert Vs. California Culinary Employment

Palm Desert 24,120
California 251,520

Exactly 24,120 of California's 251,520 culinary professionals work in Palm Desert. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of culinary professionals in Palm Desert has shrunk by 9%. Overall employment in Palm Desert has increased.

Palm Desert Vs. California Culinary employment growth

256,200 269,590 269,290 257,280 251,520
26,490 28,450 28,090 26,320 24,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Palm Desert

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Palm Desert

$24,594 $26,476 $27,276 $29,020 $29,320
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Palm Desert
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palm Desert

In Palm Desert, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. In 2010 Palm Desert culinary professionals earned an average yearly salary of $29,320. Culinary professionals in Palm Desert made a yearly average salary of $24,594, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of culinary professionals in Palm Desert is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Palm Desert

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Culinary professionals in Palm Desert make a median yearly salary of $26,790. The 10% of culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,354 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $41,702 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Palm Desert

Restaurant Management

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

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Palm Desert


Many of Palm Desert's culinary professionals are graduates of the only accredited culinary school in the city.

Culinary Programs Offered In Palm Desert


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in culinary offered by Palm Desert's culinary schools.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Palm Desert


Approximately 8 students completed culinary courses in 2010.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Palm Desert, California

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