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Culinary Schools
In Sacramento, California

There are 5 culinary schools in Sacramento 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 Sacramento, which encompasses culinary training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Sacramento Vs. California Culinary Employment

Sacramento 14,930
California 251,520

Exactly 14,930 of California's 251,520 culinary professionals work in Sacramento. The number of culinary professionals in Sacramento has shrunk by 5% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for culinary professionals in Sacramento has decreased, overall employment in Sacramento has also decreased.

Sacramento Vs. California Culinary employment growth

256,200 269,590 269,290 257,280 251,520
15,750 16,600 16,960 16,060 14,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Sacramento

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Sacramento

$25,350 $26,142 $27,962 $28,428 $27,732
$43,640 $45,010 $46,980 $48,580 $50,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Sacramento
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sacramento

In Sacramento, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. In 2010 Sacramento culinary professionals earned an average yearly salary of $27,732. Four years earlier in 2006, culinary professionals in Sacramento made an average salary of $25,350 per year. The growth in the salary of culinary professionals in Sacramento is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Sacramento

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

Sacramento culinary professionals earn a median yearly salary of $27,130. The 10% of culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $19,586 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $37,102 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Sacramento

Restaurant Management

On average culinary professionals in Sacramento earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Sacramento.

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Sacramento


Many of Sacramento's culinary professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited culinary schools in the city.

Culinary Programs Offered In Sacramento


There are a total of 10 degree and certificate programs in culinary offered by Sacramento's culinary schools.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Sacramento


In 2010 approximately 591 students graduated from culinary courses.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Sacramento, California

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