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Culinary Schools in Georgia

There are 16 Georgia schools offering culinary programs. 653 students graduated with degrees from Georgia culinary schools in 2010. 424 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 209 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 696 students graduate from culinary programs in Georgia each year. This accounts for 2% of culinary students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 209 students graduated with certificates in culinary arts, 424 with an associate's level degree, and 20 with a bachelor's level degree.

16 culinary schools are located in this state. And out of these, while two schools are private, 14 schools are public. While public culinary school tuition is $3,174, tuition at a private culinary school is $17,496.

Average tuition for culinary programs is $9,642. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $3,174 every year, is at the College of Coastal Georgia, the highest tuition for programs in culinary arts, which is $17,496 each year, is at the Art Institute of Atlanta-Atlanta.

Georgia culinary schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. In 2010, no undergraduate level students in culinary arts sought degrees at the masters level.

Culinary Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

On average, 696 students graduate from culinary programs in Georgia each year. This accounts for 2% of culinary students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 209 students graduated with certificates in culinary arts, 424 with an associate's level degree, and 20 with a bachelor's level degree.

Culinary Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 96
  • Certificate 2007: 101
  • Certificate 2008: 148
  • Certificate 2009: 191
  • Certificate 2010: 209
  • Associate 2006: 507
  • Associate 2007: 591
  • Associate 2008: 569
  • Associate 2009: 504
  • Associate 2010: 424
  • Bachelor 2006: 11
  • Bachelor 2007: 15
  • Bachelor 2008: 23
  • Bachelor 2009: 15
  • Bachelor 2010: 20

Culinary Program Availability in Georgia

Schools in this state offer a total of 30 culinary programs. Of these programs, around 53.3% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Culinary Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 16
  • Associate: 13
  • Bachelor: 1

Cooks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Cooks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15870
  • 25th Percentile: 16860
  • Median: 18380
  • 75th Percentile: 21970
  • 90th Percentile: 27010

Short Order Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Short Order Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15550
  • 25th Percentile: 16170
  • Median: 17980
  • 75th Percentile: 21930
  • 90th Percentile: 28230

Food Preparation Workers — Salary by Percentile

Food Preparation Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15640
  • 25th Percentile: 16490
  • Median: 18820
  • 75th Percentile: 22580
  • 90th Percentile: 28030

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Salary by Percentile

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15440
  • 25th Percentile: 15890
  • Median: 17570
  • 75th Percentile: 20500
  • 90th Percentile: 24570

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: 20500
  • 25th Percentile: 25480
  • Median: 31700
  • 75th Percentile: 40160
  • 90th Percentile: 49110

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 15560
  • 25th Percentile: 16190
  • Median: 19350
  • 75th Percentile: 23330
  • 90th Percentile: 26970

Chefs and Head Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Chefs and Head Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16740
  • 25th Percentile: 20640
  • Median: 29820
  • 75th Percentile: 43010
  • 90th Percentile: 60070

Fast Food Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Fast Food Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15510
  • 25th Percentile: 16070
  • Median: 17650
  • 75th Percentile: 19620
  • 90th Percentile: 24230

Food Batchmakers — Salary by Percentile

Food Batchmakers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16300
  • 25th Percentile: 19590
  • Median: 25790
  • 75th Percentile: 33420
  • 90th Percentile: 43690

Restaurant Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Restaurant Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16330
  • 25th Percentile: 17860
  • Median: 20420
  • 75th Percentile: 24220
  • 90th Percentile: 28710

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15770
  • 25th Percentile: 17040
  • Median: 19770
  • 75th Percentile: 24310
  • 90th Percentile: 28940

Short Order Cooks — Employment Trend

Short Order Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 15830
  • Median Salary 2007: 17100
  • Median Salary 2008: 16420
  • Median Salary 2009: 17750
  • Median Salary 2010: 17980
  • Total Employed 2006: 5070
  • Total Employed 2007: 4510
  • Total Employed 2008: 5800
  • Total Employed 2009: 7210
  • Total Employed 2010: 9170

Food Preparation Workers — Employment Trend

Food Preparation Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 17750
  • Median Salary 2007: 18600
  • Median Salary 2008: 17900
  • Median Salary 2009: 18420
  • Median Salary 2010: 18820
  • Total Employed 2006: 27320
  • Total Employed 2007: 26600
  • Total Employed 2008: 20760
  • Total Employed 2009: 19800
  • Total Employed 2010: 18480

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Employment Trend

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19260
  • Median Salary 2007: 20080
  • Median Salary 2008: 18510
  • Median Salary 2009: 16940
  • Median Salary 2010: 17570
  • Total Employed 2006: 3120
  • Total Employed 2007: 3000
  • Total Employed 2008: 3825
  • Total Employed 2009: 4650
  • Total Employed 2010: 5710

Cooks, All Other — Employment Trend

Cooks, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23180
  • Median Salary 2007: 20690
  • Median Salary 2008: 21480
  • Median Salary 2009: 17640
  • Median Salary 2010: 18380
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 170
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 250

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: 26910
  • Median Salary 2007: 27950
  • Median Salary 2008: 29490
  • Median Salary 2009: 29970
  • Median Salary 2010: 31700
  • Total Employed 2006: 26660
  • Total Employed 2007: 27980
  • Total Employed 2008: 27530
  • Total Employed 2009: 25720
  • Total Employed 2010: 22420

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 15360
  • Median Salary 2007: 15420
  • Median Salary 2008: 15790
  • Median Salary 2009: 16270
  • Median Salary 2010: 19350
  • Total Employed 2006: 2250
  • Total Employed 2007: 1900
  • Total Employed 2008: 1550
  • Total Employed 2009: 920
  • Total Employed 2010: 640

Chefs and Head Cooks — Employment Trend

Chefs and Head Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29130
  • Median Salary 2007: 31950
  • Median Salary 2008: 30030
  • Median Salary 2009: 30540
  • Median Salary 2010: 29820
  • Total Employed 2006: 2140
  • Total Employed 2007: 2450
  • Total Employed 2008: 3200
  • Total Employed 2009: 2950
  • Total Employed 2010: 2410

Fast Food Cooks — Employment Trend

Fast Food Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 14440
  • Median Salary 2007: 15200
  • Median Salary 2008: 16750
  • Median Salary 2009: 17120
  • Median Salary 2010: 17650
  • Total Employed 2006: 20180
  • Total Employed 2007: 19670
  • Total Employed 2008: 23640
  • Total Employed 2009: 23590
  • Total Employed 2010: 26880

Food Batchmakers — Employment Trend

Food Batchmakers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21900
  • Median Salary 2007: 21990
  • Median Salary 2008: 21540
  • Median Salary 2009: 23220
  • Median Salary 2010: 25790
  • Total Employed 2006: 2100
  • Total Employed 2007: 2040
  • Total Employed 2008: 2180
  • Total Employed 2009: 2100
  • Total Employed 2010: 1810

Restaurant Cooks — Employment Trend

Restaurant Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19590
  • Median Salary 2007: 20580
  • Median Salary 2008: 19960
  • Median Salary 2009: 20370
  • Median Salary 2010: 20420
  • Total Employed 2006: 24010
  • Total Employed 2007: 24930
  • Total Employed 2008: 26130
  • Total Employed 2009: 24810
  • Total Employed 2010: 23690

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Employment Trend

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 15550
  • Median Salary 2007: 16510
  • Median Salary 2008: 18170
  • Median Salary 2009: 18670
  • Median Salary 2010: 19770
  • Total Employed 2006: 14900
  • Total Employed 2007: 13760
  • Total Employed 2008: 11310
  • Total Employed 2009: 10630
  • Total Employed 2010: 8980

Georgia vs National Culinary Employment

Georgia vs National Culinary Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 2.996% (120440)

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1. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Atlanta

1927 Lakeside Parkway
Tucker, GA 30084
(770) 938-4711

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Atlanta is in the suburbs of Tucker, Georgia. Cordon Bleu offers two programs in culinary arts. Out of those, this school offers one culinary certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in culinary arts. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this culinary school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering culinary arts.

2. The Art Institute of Atlanta - Atlanta

6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd.- 100 Embassy Row
Atlanta, GA 30328-1635
(770) 394-8300

The Art Institute of Atlanta-Atlanta offers five culinary programs. Out of those, AI offers students two culinary certificates, two culinary degrees at the associate's level, and one bachelor's level degree in culinary arts. This college is a for-profit 4-year institution. AI-Atlanta is the biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering culinary arts in terms of programs.

3. South Georgia Technical College

900 South GA Tech Parkway
Americus, GA 31709
(229) 931-2394

South Georgia Technical College is located in Americus, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers three programs in culinary arts. Specifically, it offers students two certificates in culinary arts and one degree at the associate's level in culinary arts. It is a public 2-year institution.

4. The College of Coastal Georgia

3700 Altama Avenue
Brunswick, GA 31520-3644
(912) 279-5713

The College of Coastal Georgia, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Brunswick, GA and this school offers one program in culinary arts. This school is a public 4-year institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in culinary arts.

5. Southern Crescent Technical College

501 Varsity Rd
Griffin, GA 30223-2042
(770) 228-7348

Southern Crescent Technical College offers two programs in culinary arts. Of those, it offers students one culinary certificate and one associate's level culinary arts degree. This school is located in the suburbs of Griffin, Georgia. 6,227 students pursue degrees in 95 programs at this technical college, overall. It ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

6. Chattahoochee Technical College

980 S Cobb Drive Dr SE
Marietta, GA 30060-3300
(770) 528-4545

Chattahoochee Technical College offers two programs in culinary arts. Of those, it offers students one culinary certificate and one culinary degree at the associate's level. It is located in the suburbs of Marietta, Georgia. Overall, 13,003 students pursue degrees in 85 programs at this school. This public school ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

7. Augusta Technical College

3200 Augusta Tech Drive
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 771-4000

Augusta Technical College offers one culinary program and this school is near the center of the city. It is a public 2-year institution. This technical college is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in culinary arts.

8. North Georgia Technical College

1500 Georgia Hwy 197 N
Clarkesville, GA 30523
(706) 754-7700

North Georgia Technical College, which is very close to Clarkesville, Georgia, is in a rural setting. This school offers two programs in culinary arts. More specifically, this technical college offers students one culinary certificate and one degree at the associate's level in culinary arts. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering culinary arts in terms of programs.

9. Ogeechee Technical College

One Joe Kennedy Blvd
Statesboro, GA 30458
(912) 681-5500

Ogeechee Technical College offers two culinary programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in culinary arts and one associate's level degree in culinary arts. It is located in Statesboro, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 2,819 students pursue degrees in 73 Ogeechee Technical College programs, overall.

10. Columbus Technical College

928 Manchester Expy
Columbus, GA 31904-6572
(706) 649-1800

Columbus Technical College is 3.2 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one culinary program. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering culinary arts in terms of programs.

11. Gwinnett Technical College

5150 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30043-5702
(770) 962-7580

Gwinnett Technical College is located in the suburbs of Lawrenceville, Georgia. This school offers three culinary programs. More specifically, students are offered two culinary certificates by it and one culinary degree at the associate's level. This school is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Georgia offering culinary arts.

12. Savannah Technical College

5717 White Bluff Rd
Savannah, GA 31405-5594
(912) 443-5700

Savannah Technical College is near the center of the city. It offers two programs in culinary arts. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in culinary arts by it and one culinary degree at the associate's level. Overall, 5,777 students pursue degrees in 59 programs at this public school. In terms of programs, it is the eighth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering culinary arts.

13. Athens Technical College

800 US Hwy 29 N
Athens, GA 30601-1500
(706) 355-5000

Athens Technical College offers one culinary program and it is 3.8 miles from the center of the city. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fifth in the state of Georgia.

14. Lanier Technical College

2990 Landrum Education Dr
Oakwood, GA 30566
(770) 531-6300

Lanier Technical College is located in the suburbs of Oakwood, Georgia and it offers one culinary program. This school is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

15. Atlanta Technical College

1560 Metropolitan Pky SW
Atlanta, GA 30310-4446
(404) 225-4601

Atlanta Technical College is 2.8 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one program in culinary arts. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. In terms of programs, this technical college is the fourth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering culinary arts.

16. West Georgia Technical College

176 Murphy Campus Blvd.
Waco, GA 30182
(770) 537-6000

West Georgia Technical College is located in Waco, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in culinary arts. It is a public 2-year institution.