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Culinary Schools
In Sonora, California

There is only one culinary school in Sonora for faculty to choose from. The trends in Sonora's culinary academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes culinary training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Sonora Vs. California Culinary Employment

Sonora 1,140
California 251,520

Exactly 1,140 of California's 251,520 culinary professionals work in Sonora. Between 2006 and 2010, in Sonora, there has been a 14% growth in the number of culinary professionals. As the employment for culinary professionals in Sonora has increased, overall employment in Sonora has decreased.

Sonora Vs. California Culinary employment growth

256,200 269,590 269,290 257,280 251,520
1,000 1,080 1,110 No data 1,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Sonora

Culinary VS. All professions salaries in Sonora

$25,122 $26,726 $28,842 No data $31,060
$37,610 $39,160 $41,280 No data $44,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Culinary in Sonora
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sonora

Salaries for culinary professionals in Sonora have increased. In 2010 culinary professionals in Sonora reportedly earned an average salary of $31,060 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for culinary professionals in Sonora was $25,122 per year. The growth in the salary of culinary professionals in Sonora is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Culinary professionals in Sonora

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Culinary professionals in Sonora make a median yearly salary of $30,905. The 10% of culinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,025 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 72% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Culinary professionals and related professions in Sonora

Restaurant Management

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

Educational Trends

Culinary schools in Sonora


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

Culinary Programs Offered In Sonora


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in culinary offered by Sonora's culinary schools.

Student Completed Culinary Degrees In Sonora


In 2010 approximately 48 students completed culinary courses.

Culinary Faculty Salaries in Sonora, California

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