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Culinary Schools in Hawaii

There are six Hawaii schools offering culinary programs. In 2010, 198 students graduated from programs at Hawaii culinary schools. 110 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 88 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

184 students graduate from programs in Hawaii in culinary arts, on average, every year. Of those, 88 students graduated with culinary certificates and 110 with a degree at the associate's level.

Six culinary schools are in this Pacific state. And of these, while one school is private, five schools are public. Tuition at a public culinary school varies from $2,157 to $2,246.

Average tuition for programs in culinary arts is $2,194. While the highest tuition for culinary programs, which is $2,246 per year, is at Hawaii Community College, the lowest tuition in this state is at Leeward Community College.

Hawaii culinary schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Culinary Program Completions in Hawaii 2006 - 2010

184 students graduate from programs in Hawaii in culinary arts, on average, every year. Of those, 88 students graduated with culinary certificates and 110 with a degree at the associate's level.

Culinary Program Completions in Hawaii 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 92
  • Certificate 2007: 78
  • Certificate 2008: 65
  • Certificate 2009: 103
  • Certificate 2010: 88
  • Associate 2006: 117
  • Associate 2007: 128
  • Associate 2008: 105
  • Associate 2009: 117
  • Associate 2010: 110

Culinary Program Availability in Hawaii

Hawaii schools offer a total of 12 culinary programs. Of these programs, about 58.3% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Culinary Program Availability in Hawaii

  • Certificate: 7
  • Associate: 5

Cooks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Cooks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17440
  • 25th Percentile: 20710
  • Median: 25440
  • 75th Percentile: 29610
  • 90th Percentile: 33040

Short Order Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Short Order Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19430
  • 25th Percentile: 23160
  • Median: 29550
  • 75th Percentile: 34500
  • 90th Percentile: 37510

Food Preparation Workers — Salary by Percentile

Food Preparation Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16150
  • 25th Percentile: 17570
  • Median: 20220
  • 75th Percentile: 26180
  • 90th Percentile: 34190

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Salary by Percentile

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16470
  • 25th Percentile: 18200
  • Median: 24050
  • 75th Percentile: 32610
  • 90th Percentile: 39310

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: 20710
  • 25th Percentile: 23760
  • Median: 32610
  • 75th Percentile: 45480
  • 90th Percentile: 53720

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 24910
  • 25th Percentile: 31220
  • Median: 35150
  • 75th Percentile: 38130
  • 90th Percentile: 41000

Chefs and Head Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Chefs and Head Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31840
  • 25th Percentile: 34730
  • Median: 41030
  • 75th Percentile: 53740
  • 90th Percentile: 67140

Fast Food Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Fast Food Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16710
  • 25th Percentile: 18150
  • Median: 20700
  • 75th Percentile: 23360
  • 90th Percentile: 25490

Food Batchmakers — Salary by Percentile

Food Batchmakers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16510
  • 25th Percentile: 18030
  • Median: 20630
  • 75th Percentile: 23800
  • 90th Percentile: 28300

Restaurant Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Restaurant Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17890
  • 25th Percentile: 21210
  • Median: 27600
  • 75th Percentile: 39500
  • 90th Percentile: 45520

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23470
  • 25th Percentile: 30200
  • Median: 36170
  • 75th Percentile: 41070
  • 90th Percentile: 45830

Short Order Cooks — Employment Trend

Short Order Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21110
  • Median Salary 2007: 21800
  • Median Salary 2008: 24000
  • Median Salary 2009: 23450
  • Median Salary 2010: 29550
  • Total Employed 2006: 1260
  • Total Employed 2007: 1420
  • Total Employed 2008: 1290
  • Total Employed 2009: 1170
  • Total Employed 2010: 1205

Food Preparation Workers — Employment Trend

Food Preparation Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19840
  • Median Salary 2007: 19450
  • Median Salary 2008: 19330
  • Median Salary 2009: 19770
  • Median Salary 2010: 20220
  • Total Employed 2006: 5310
  • Total Employed 2007: 7090
  • Total Employed 2008: 7090
  • Total Employed 2009: 8010
  • Total Employed 2010: 6170

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Employment Trend

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24500
  • Median Salary 2007: 25940
  • Median Salary 2008: 28120
  • Median Salary 2009: 28310
  • Median Salary 2010: 24050
  • Total Employed 2006: 870
  • Total Employed 2007: 870
  • Total Employed 2008: 870
  • Total Employed 2009: 840
  • Total Employed 2010: 850

Cooks, All Other — Employment Trend

Cooks, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22910
  • Median Salary 2007: 23785
  • Median Salary 2008: 26495
  • Median Salary 2009: 29200
  • Median Salary 2010: 25440
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

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: 29750
  • Median Salary 2007: 30770
  • Median Salary 2008: 31200
  • Median Salary 2009: 33390
  • Median Salary 2010: 32610
  • Total Employed 2006: 4960
  • Total Employed 2007: 5160
  • Total Employed 2008: 5140
  • Total Employed 2009: 4740
  • Total Employed 2010: 4120

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 20740
  • Median Salary 2007: 27180
  • Median Salary 2008: 34630
  • Median Salary 2009: 35540
  • Median Salary 2010: 35150
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 165
  • Total Employed 2009: 190
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Chefs and Head Cooks — Employment Trend

Chefs and Head Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41980
  • Median Salary 2007: 45360
  • Median Salary 2008: 46120
  • Median Salary 2009: 46380
  • Median Salary 2010: 41030
  • Total Employed 2006: 1100
  • Total Employed 2007: 1090
  • Total Employed 2008: 970
  • Total Employed 2009: 900
  • Total Employed 2010: 1180

Fast Food Cooks — Employment Trend

Fast Food Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 15620
  • Median Salary 2007: 16460
  • Median Salary 2008: 18180
  • Median Salary 2009: 20010
  • Median Salary 2010: 20700
  • Total Employed 2006: 3640
  • Total Employed 2007: 3710
  • Total Employed 2008: 3970
  • Total Employed 2009: 2260
  • Total Employed 2010: 1960

Food Batchmakers — Employment Trend

Food Batchmakers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18520
  • Median Salary 2007: 21030
  • Median Salary 2008: 21130
  • Median Salary 2009: 21830
  • Median Salary 2010: 20630
  • Total Employed 2006: 670
  • Total Employed 2007: 510
  • Total Employed 2008: 630
  • Total Employed 2009: 650
  • Total Employed 2010: 740

Restaurant Cooks — Employment Trend

Restaurant Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23310
  • Median Salary 2007: 25440
  • Median Salary 2008: 25980
  • Median Salary 2009: 28290
  • Median Salary 2010: 27600
  • Total Employed 2006: 6450
  • Total Employed 2007: 6450
  • Total Employed 2008: 5930
  • Total Employed 2009: 5550
  • Total Employed 2010: 5200

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Employment Trend

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29590
  • Median Salary 2007: 30950
  • Median Salary 2008: 33620
  • Median Salary 2009: 35190
  • Median Salary 2010: 36170
  • Total Employed 2006: 1210
  • Total Employed 2007: 1200
  • Total Employed 2008: 930
  • Total Employed 2009: 940
  • Total Employed 2010: 990

Hawaii vs National Culinary Employment

Hawaii vs National Culinary Employment

  • Employed in Hawaii: 0.564% (22675)

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1. The Travel Institute of the Pacific

1314 S King St Ste 1164
Honolulu, HI 96814
(808) 591-2708

The Travel Institute of the Pacific, which is near the center of the city, is located in Honolulu, HI. It offers two programs in culinary arts. Students are offered two culinary certificates by this school. 182 students pursue degrees in four Travel Institute of the Pacific programs, overall. This vocational school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Hawaii offering culinary programs.

2. The University of Hawaii Maui College

310 Kaahumanu Ave
Kahului, HI 96732-1617
(808) 984-3267

The University of Hawaii Maui College is in town of Kahului, Hawaii. It offers two culinary programs. Specifically, this school offers students one culinary certificate and one associate's level degree in culinary arts. This school is one of 10 public post-secondary institutions in Hawaii. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Hawaii offering culinary programs.

3. Leeward Community College

96-045 Ala Ike
Pearl City, HI 96782-3393
(808) 455-0011

Leeward Community College offers two culinary programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in culinary arts by this college and one associate's level degree in culinary arts. This community college is located in the suburbs of Pearl City, Hawaii. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Hawaii offering culinary arts.

4. Kauai Community College

3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy
Lihue, HI 96766-9591
(808) 245-8311

Kauai Community College is located in Lihue, Hawaii, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two culinary programs. Specifically, students are offered one culinary certificate by this college and one culinary degree at the associate's level. It is one of 6 community colleges in Hawaii. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Hawaii offering culinary arts in terms of programs.

5. Hawaii Community College

1175 Manono St
Hilo, HI 96720-4091
(808) 974-7611

Hawaii Community College offers two culinary programs. Of those, this college offers students one culinary certificate and one associate's level degree in culinary arts. It is located in Hilo, HI. Overall, 3,815 students pursue degrees in 39 programs at this college. It is the largest institution in the state of Hawaii offering culinary arts in terms of programs.

6. Kapiolani Community College

4303 Diamond Head Rd
Honolulu, HI 96816-4496
(808) 734-9000

Kapiolani Community College offers two culinary programs. Of those, it offers students one culinary certificate and one associate's level culinary arts degree. This college, which is 4.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Honolulu, HI. 9,301 students pursue degrees in 32 Kapiolani Community College programs, overall. This college is the largest institution in the state of Hawaii offering culinary arts.