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Culinary Schools
In Santa Ana, California

The city of Santa Ana has only one 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 Santa Ana, which includes culinary training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Santa Ana Vs. California Culinary Employment

Santa Ana 23,410
California 251,520

Of the 251,520 culinary professionals employed in California, 23,410 work in Santa Ana. Between 2006 and 2010, in Santa Ana, there has been a 5% decline in the number of culinary professionals. As the number of culinary professionals in Santa Ana has decreased, overall employment in Santa Ana has also decreased.

Santa Ana Vs. California Culinary employment growth

256,200 269,590 269,290 257,280 251,520
24,590 26,800 27,330 24,990 23,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Ana

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Santa Ana

$24,892 $26,394 $27,462 $28,034 $28,688
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Santa Ana
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Ana

As the number of culinary professionals in Santa Ana has shrunk, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $28,688 per year was earned by culinary professionals in Santa Ana. Culinary professionals in Santa Ana made a yearly average salary of $24,892, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of culinary professionals in Santa Ana is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Santa Ana

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

Culinary professionals make a median salary of $26,790 per year in Santa Ana. The difference in pay between the culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 111%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $19,262 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $40,552 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Santa Ana

Restaurant Management

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

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Santa Ana


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

Culinary Programs Offered In Santa Ana


Santa Ana's culinary schools offer 3 culinary degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Santa Ana


In 2010 approximately 75 students completed culinary courses.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Santa Ana, California

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