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Culinary Schools in Alabama

There are three Alabama schools offering culinary programs. In 2010, 140 students graduated from programs at Alabama culinary schools. 110 of all these students graduated with certificates and 29 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 144 students graduate from programs in Alabama in culinary arts every year. Out of those, 110 students graduated with certificates in culinary arts, 29 with a degree at the associate's level, and one with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Three culinary schools are in this southeastern state. And of these, three schools are public.

Average tuition for programs in culinary arts is the cost.

Culinary schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No culinary students at the undergraduate level sought degrees at the masters level.

Culinary Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

On average, 144 students graduate from programs in Alabama in culinary arts every year. Out of those, 110 students graduated with certificates in culinary arts, 29 with a degree at the associate's level, and one with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Culinary Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 18
  • Certificate 2007: 5
  • Certificate 2008: 38
  • Certificate 2009: 91
  • Certificate 2010: 110
  • Associate 2006: 168
  • Associate 2007: 109
  • Associate 2008: 110
  • Associate 2009: 64
  • Associate 2010: 29
  • Bachelor 2006: 0
  • Bachelor 2007: 0
  • Bachelor 2008: 0
  • Bachelor 2009: 5
  • Bachelor 2010: 1

Culinary Program Availability in Alabama

Schools in this state offer a total of nine culinary programs. Of these programs, 55.6% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Culinary Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 5
  • Bachelor: 1

Cooks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Cooks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16130
  • 25th Percentile: 17430
  • Median: 19750
  • 75th Percentile: 23500
  • 90th Percentile: 35450

Short Order Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Short Order Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15500
  • 25th Percentile: 16050
  • Median: 17460
  • 75th Percentile: 18930
  • 90th Percentile: 20380

Food Preparation Workers — Salary by Percentile

Food Preparation Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15550
  • 25th Percentile: 16180
  • Median: 17850
  • 75th Percentile: 19920
  • 90th Percentile: 23360

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Salary by Percentile

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15620
  • 25th Percentile: 16470
  • Median: 18370
  • 75th Percentile: 20910
  • 90th Percentile: 23670

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers — Salary by Percentile

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18220
  • 25th Percentile: 21570
  • Median: 26900
  • 75th Percentile: 34650
  • 90th Percentile: 43230

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15400
  • 25th Percentile: 15790
  • Median: 16750
  • 75th Percentile: 19170
  • 90th Percentile: 22980

Chefs and Head Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Chefs and Head Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24280
  • 25th Percentile: 28020
  • Median: 36560
  • 75th Percentile: 48880
  • 90th Percentile: 62380

Fast Food Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Fast Food Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15420
  • 25th Percentile: 15850
  • Median: 16940
  • 75th Percentile: 18560
  • 90th Percentile: 19820

Food Batchmakers — Salary by Percentile

Food Batchmakers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17230
  • 25th Percentile: 20260
  • Median: 24060
  • 75th Percentile: 29220
  • 90th Percentile: 34550

Restaurant Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Restaurant Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15770
  • 25th Percentile: 17050
  • Median: 19940
  • 75th Percentile: 23780
  • 90th Percentile: 28100

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15630
  • 25th Percentile: 16450
  • Median: 18290
  • 75th Percentile: 21200
  • 90th Percentile: 25380

Short Order Cooks — Employment Trend

Short Order Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 14080
  • Median Salary 2007: 14980
  • Median Salary 2008: 16540
  • Median Salary 2009: 17120
  • Median Salary 2010: 17460
  • Total Employed 2006: 2940
  • Total Employed 2007: 2870
  • Total Employed 2008: 2470
  • Total Employed 2009: 2010
  • Total Employed 2010: 1510

Food Preparation Workers — Employment Trend

Food Preparation Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 14920
  • Median Salary 2007: 14900
  • Median Salary 2008: 15660
  • Median Salary 2009: 16400
  • Median Salary 2010: 17850
  • Total Employed 2006: 10500
  • Total Employed 2007: 11300
  • Total Employed 2008: 11420
  • Total Employed 2009: 9810
  • Total Employed 2010: 9530

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Employment Trend

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 15880
  • Median Salary 2007: 16230
  • Median Salary 2008: 17060
  • Median Salary 2009: 17510
  • Median Salary 2010: 18370
  • Total Employed 2006: 1860
  • Total Employed 2007: 1890
  • Total Employed 2008: 2270
  • Total Employed 2009: 2360
  • Total Employed 2010: 2480

Cooks, All Other — Employment Trend

Cooks, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 17380
  • Median Salary 2007: 17570
  • Median Salary 2008: 18390
  • Median Salary 2009: 19280
  • Median Salary 2010: 19750
  • Total Employed 2006: 335
  • Total Employed 2007: 340
  • Total Employed 2008: 230
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers — Employment Trend

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23750
  • Median Salary 2007: 24050
  • Median Salary 2008: 24690
  • Median Salary 2009: 26250
  • Median Salary 2010: 26900
  • Total Employed 2006: 14240
  • Total Employed 2007: 14440
  • Total Employed 2008: 14240
  • Total Employed 2009: 13870
  • Total Employed 2010: 13990

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18510
  • Median Salary 2007: 17810
  • Median Salary 2008: 16410
  • Median Salary 2009: 17300
  • Median Salary 2010: 16750
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 160
  • Total Employed 2009: 190
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Chefs and Head Cooks — Employment Trend

Chefs and Head Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26310
  • Median Salary 2007: 30850
  • Median Salary 2008: 32790
  • Median Salary 2009: 37090
  • Median Salary 2010: 36560
  • Total Employed 2006: 790
  • Total Employed 2007: 690
  • Total Employed 2008: 650
  • Total Employed 2009: 480
  • Total Employed 2010: 430

Fast Food Cooks — Employment Trend

Fast Food Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 13490
  • Median Salary 2007: 13880
  • Median Salary 2008: 14730
  • Median Salary 2009: 15770
  • Median Salary 2010: 16940
  • Total Employed 2006: 10460
  • Total Employed 2007: 11940
  • Total Employed 2008: 12220
  • Total Employed 2009: 12740
  • Total Employed 2010: 11230

Food Batchmakers — Employment Trend

Food Batchmakers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20050
  • Median Salary 2007: 20340
  • Median Salary 2008: 20950
  • Median Salary 2009: 22250
  • Median Salary 2010: 24060
  • Total Employed 2006: 680
  • Total Employed 2007: 620
  • Total Employed 2008: 580
  • Total Employed 2009: 570
  • Total Employed 2010: 920

Restaurant Cooks — Employment Trend

Restaurant Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 17860
  • Median Salary 2007: 18460
  • Median Salary 2008: 19010
  • Median Salary 2009: 19420
  • Median Salary 2010: 19940
  • Total Employed 2006: 10030
  • Total Employed 2007: 11490
  • Total Employed 2008: 12460
  • Total Employed 2009: 13000
  • Total Employed 2010: 12640

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Employment Trend

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 14870
  • Median Salary 2007: 16150
  • Median Salary 2008: 16850
  • Median Salary 2009: 17560
  • Median Salary 2010: 18290
  • Total Employed 2006: 9150
  • Total Employed 2007: 8430
  • Total Employed 2008: 8040
  • Total Employed 2009: 8000
  • Total Employed 2010: 7630

Alabama vs National Culinary Employment

Alabama vs National Culinary Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.508% (60620)

Culinary Schools in Alabama

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1. H Councill Trenholm State Technical College

1225 Air Base Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36108-3199
(334) 420-4200

H Councill Trenholm State Technical College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Montgomery, AL. This school offers two culinary programs. Of those, this technical college offers one certificate in culinary arts to students and one associate's level culinary arts degree. It is one of 7 technical colleges in Alabama. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering culinary programs.

2. Shelton State Community College

9500 Old Greensboro Rd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405-8522
(205) 391-2211

Shelton State Community College, which is 6.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Tuscaloosa, AL and it offers one program in culinary arts. This college is a historically black, public, 2-year institution. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering culinary arts in terms of programs.

3. George C Wallace State Community College - Hanceville

801 Main St NW
Hanceville, AL 35077-2000
(256) 352-8000

George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville offers one culinary program and this college is in Hanceville, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 6,371 students seek degrees in 60 George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville programs. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in culinary arts.