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Culinary Schools
In Santa Clara, California

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


Professional Trends

Santa Clara Vs. California Culinary Employment

Santa Clara 11,520
California 251,520

Exactly 11,520 of California's 251,520 culinary professionals work in Santa Clara. The number of culinary professionals in Santa Clara has shrunk by 13% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of culinary professionals in Santa Clara has decreased, overall employment in Santa Clara has also decreased.

Santa Clara 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: Santa Clara

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Santa Clara

$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 Santa Clara
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Clara

In Santa Clara, salaries for culinary professionals have increased. In 2010 Santa Clara culinary professionals earned an average yearly salary of $28,004. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for culinary professionals in Santa Clara was $27,472 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Santa Clara.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Santa Clara

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

Santa Clara culinary professionals earn a median yearly salary of $25,548. The difference in pay between the culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 101%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $20,098 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $40,482 per year.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Santa Clara

Restaurant Management

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

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Santa Clara


Many of Santa Clara's culinary professionals are graduates of the only accredited culinary school in the city.

Culinary Programs Offered In Santa Clara


Santa Clara's culinary schools offer 2 culinary degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Santa Clara


In 2010 approximately 14 students graduated from culinary courses.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Santa Clara, California

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