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Culinary Schools
In San Jose, California

There is only one culinary school in San Jose for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of culinary and culinary education in San Jose, which includes culinary training at the culinary certificate level.


Professional Trends

San Jose Vs. California Culinary Employment

San Jose 11,520
California 251,520

Exactly 11,520 of the 251,520 culinary professionals employed in California, work in San Jose. There has been a 13% decline in the number of culinary professionals in San Jose between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for culinary professionals in San Jose has decreased, overall employment in San Jose has also decreased.

San Jose Vs. California Culinary employment growth

256,200 269,590 269,290 257,280 251,520
13,200 13,300 12,710 12,100 11,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Jose

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in San Jose

$27,472 $28,088 $27,892 $27,022 $28,004
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in San Jose
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Jose

In San Jose, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. In 2010 San Jose culinary professionals earned an average yearly salary of $28,004. Culinary professionals in San Jose made a yearly average salary of $27,472, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Jose.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in San Jose

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

Culinary professionals make a median salary of $25,548 per year in San Jose. The 10% of culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,098 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 101% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in San Jose

Restaurant Management

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

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in San Jose


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

Culinary Programs Offered In San Jose


There is one degree and certificate program in culinary offered by San Jose's culinary school.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In San Jose


In 2010 approximately 95 students completed culinary courses.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in San Jose, California

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