Michigan Culinary and Cooking Schools (Chef Schools)

Career Information for Chefs in Michigan

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Fast Facts for Chefs in Michigan

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Holland, Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Flint, Muskegon and Warren
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Warren, Detroit and Grand Rapids

Salaries for Chefs in Michigan

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Ann Arbor, Detroit and Warren

Schools for Chefs in Michigan are listed below.

Selected Culinary Schools in Michigan

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More Michigan Culinary Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bay de Noc Community College Escanaba Associate 2,203
Ferris State University Big Rapids Doctorate 13,087
Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids Associate 15,212
Henry Ford Community College Dearborn Associate 13,983
Macomb Community College Warren Associate 22,081
Mott Community College Flint Associate 10,455
Northwestern Michigan College Traverse City Associate 4,499
Oakland Community College Bloomfield Hills Associate 24,532
Schoolcraft College Livonia Associate 12,148
Siena Heights University Adrian Masters 2,161
Washtenaw Community College Ann Arbor Associate 12,068

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Chefs

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Michigan. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Chefs relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Ann Arbor 130 $57780 0.68
Flint 140 $32850 1.12
Grand Rapids 310 $36750 0.63
Wyoming 310 $36750 0.63
Detroit 1540 $36510 0.86
Warren 1540 $36510 0.86
Dearborn 1540 $36510 0.86
Saginaw 40 $34460 0.56
Lansing 230 $43660 1.19
East Lansing 230 $43660 1.19
Kalamazoo 50 $31970 0.41
Portage 50 $31970 0.41
Niles 50 $52770 0.8
Benton Harbor 50 $52770 0.8
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