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Culinary Schools in Allentown, Pennsylvania

There are ten schools located by Allentown, PA offering culinary programs. 392 students graduated from programs at Allentown culinary schools in 2010. 201 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 137 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 379 students graduate from culinary programs in this city each year. This accounts for close to 31% of students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate from culinary programs. Out of those, 137 students graduated with certificates in culinary arts, 201 with a degree at the associate's level, and 54 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Ten culinary schools are in Allentown. And out of these, six schools are public, while four schools are private. Private culinary school tuition varies from $17,920 to $33,000.

Average tuition for programs in culinary arts is $30,802. While the lowest tuition in Allentown is at the Art Institute of Philadelphia-Philadelphia, the highest tuition for culinary programs, which is $33,000 each year, is at Drexel University.

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

Culinary Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Allentown, Pennsylvania

On average, 379 students graduate from culinary programs in this city each year. This accounts for close to 31% of students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate from culinary programs. Out of those, 137 students graduated with certificates in culinary arts, 201 with a degree at the associate's level, and 54 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Culinary Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Allentown, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate 2006: 37
  • Certificate 2007: 48
  • Certificate 2008: 84
  • Certificate 2009: 100
  • Certificate 2010: 137
  • Associate 2006: 207
  • Associate 2007: 293
  • Associate 2008: 243
  • Associate 2009: 193
  • Associate 2010: 201
  • Bachelor 2006: 36
  • Bachelor 2007: 26
  • Bachelor 2008: 39
  • Bachelor 2009: 32
  • Bachelor 2010: 54

Culinary Program Availability in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Schools in Allentown offer a total of 22 culinary programs. Of these programs, close to 50% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Culinary Program Availability in Allentown, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate: 6
  • Associate: 11
  • Bachelor: 5

Short Order Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Short Order Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16580
  • 25th Percentile: 18430
  • Median: 22880
  • 75th Percentile: 27650
  • 90th Percentile: 30660

Food Preparation Workers — Salary by Percentile

Food Preparation Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16210
  • 25th Percentile: 17660
  • Median: 20380
  • 75th Percentile: 23760
  • 90th Percentile: 29320

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Salary by Percentile

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16110
  • 25th Percentile: 17300
  • Median: 19280
  • 75th Percentile: 22800
  • 90th Percentile: 25870

Cooks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Cooks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20180
  • 25th Percentile: 20970
  • Median: 22250
  • 75th Percentile: 23520
  • 90th Percentile: 24280

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: 22410
  • 25th Percentile: 26110
  • Median: 32660
  • 75th Percentile: 42610
  • 90th Percentile: 52660

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 17000
  • 25th Percentile: 18890
  • Median: 20990
  • 75th Percentile: 23090
  • 90th Percentile: 25400

Chefs and Head Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Chefs and Head Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30100
  • 25th Percentile: 32950
  • Median: 40250
  • 75th Percentile: 60480
  • 90th Percentile: 73160

Fast Food Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Fast Food Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15910
  • 25th Percentile: 16910
  • Median: 18620
  • 75th Percentile: 20970
  • 90th Percentile: 24680

Food Batchmakers — Salary by Percentile

Food Batchmakers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18640
  • 25th Percentile: 23240
  • Median: 30980
  • 75th Percentile: 38900
  • 90th Percentile: 43850

Restaurant Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Restaurant Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16530
  • 25th Percentile: 18120
  • Median: 21270
  • 75th Percentile: 25000
  • 90th Percentile: 31600

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17910
  • 25th Percentile: 20710
  • Median: 26020
  • 75th Percentile: 30820
  • 90th Percentile: 35740

Short Order Cooks — Employment Trend

Short Order Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19670
  • Median Salary 2007: 18410
  • Median Salary 2008: 18760
  • Median Salary 2009: 18860
  • Median Salary 2010: 22880
  • Total Employed 2006: 600
  • Total Employed 2007: 760
  • Total Employed 2008: 690
  • Total Employed 2009: 590
  • Total Employed 2010: 310

Food Preparation Workers — Employment Trend

Food Preparation Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 17170
  • Median Salary 2007: 18510
  • Median Salary 2008: 19490
  • Median Salary 2009: 20440
  • Median Salary 2010: 20380
  • Total Employed 2006: 2540
  • Total Employed 2007: 1550
  • Total Employed 2008: 1680
  • Total Employed 2009: 1780
  • Total Employed 2010: 1930

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Employment Trend

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18130
  • Median Salary 2007: 17900
  • Median Salary 2008: 18870
  • Median Salary 2009: 19130
  • Median Salary 2010: 19280
  • Total Employed 2006: 290
  • Total Employed 2007: 420
  • Total Employed 2008: 550
  • Total Employed 2009: 490
  • Total Employed 2010: 490

Cooks, All Other — Employment Trend

Cooks, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20795
  • Median Salary 2007: 21285
  • Median Salary 2008: 22190
  • Median Salary 2009: 21990
  • Median Salary 2010: 22250
  • Total Employed 2006:
  • Total Employed 2007:
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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: 28750
  • Median Salary 2007: 29540
  • Median Salary 2008: 28780
  • Median Salary 2009: 30990
  • Median Salary 2010: 32660
  • Total Employed 2006: 1770
  • Total Employed 2007: 1700
  • Total Employed 2008: 1770
  • Total Employed 2009: 1820
  • Total Employed 2010: 1720

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 22450
  • Median Salary 2007: 17420
  • Median Salary 2008: 18390
  • Median Salary 2009: 20810
  • Median Salary 2010: 20990
  • Total Employed 2006: 345
  • Total Employed 2007: 330
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Chefs and Head Cooks — Employment Trend

Chefs and Head Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32120
  • Median Salary 2007: 33680
  • Median Salary 2008: 36350
  • Median Salary 2009: 42960
  • Median Salary 2010: 40250
  • Total Employed 2006: 280
  • Total Employed 2007: 220
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Fast Food Cooks — Employment Trend

Fast Food Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 13820
  • Median Salary 2007: 15410
  • Median Salary 2008: 16580
  • Median Salary 2009: 17710
  • Median Salary 2010: 18620
  • Total Employed 2006: 820
  • Total Employed 2007: 1080
  • Total Employed 2008: 1050
  • Total Employed 2009: 1530
  • Total Employed 2010: 1410

Food Batchmakers — Employment Trend

Food Batchmakers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27270
  • Median Salary 2007: 26620
  • Median Salary 2008: 25140
  • Median Salary 2009: 26000
  • Median Salary 2010: 30980
  • Total Employed 2006: 680
  • Total Employed 2007: 650
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 250
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

Restaurant Cooks — Employment Trend

Restaurant Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22430
  • Median Salary 2007: 24070
  • Median Salary 2008: 22880
  • Median Salary 2009: 22460
  • Median Salary 2010: 21270
  • Total Employed 2006: 1950
  • Total Employed 2007: 1850
  • Total Employed 2008: 1770
  • Total Employed 2009: 1550
  • Total Employed 2010: 1640

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Employment Trend

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19830
  • Median Salary 2007: 23640
  • Median Salary 2008: 22770
  • Median Salary 2009: 25530
  • Median Salary 2010: 26020
  • Total Employed 2006: 800
  • Total Employed 2007: 720
  • Total Employed 2008: 910
  • Total Employed 2009: 950
  • Total Employed 2010: 1080

Allentown vs Pennsylvania Culinary Employment

Allentown vs Pennsylvania Culinary Employment

  • Employed in Allentown: 5.576% (9140)

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3141 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Nanticoke, PA 18634-3899
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5. Montgomery County Community College - Central

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6. Northampton County Area Community College

3835 Green Pond Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18020-7599
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118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ 8876
(908) 526-1200

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Reading, PA 19603-1706
(610) 372-4721

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Philadelphia, PA 19103-5198
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10. The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College

4207 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 222-4200x3015