Pennsylvania Culinary and Cooking Schools (Chef Schools)

Career Information for Chefs in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Chefs in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: State College, Johnstown and Philadelphia
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: York, Reading and Allentown
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg

Salaries for Chefs in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Johnstown, Philadelphia and Harrisburg

Schools for Chefs in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Culinary Schools in Pennsylvania

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More Pennsylvania Culinary Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bidwell Training Center Pittsburgh Associate 187
Bucks County Community College Newtown Associate 9,649
Commonwealth Technical Institute Johnstown Associate 248
Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh Associate 18,525
Community College of Beaver County Monaca Associate 3,194
Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia Associate 17,334
Drexel University Philadelphia Doctorate 20,682
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg Associate 9,774
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Indiana Doctorate 14,018
Keystone College La Plume Bachelor 1,796
Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke Associate 6,323
Mercyhurst College Erie Masters 4,253
Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem Associate 7,912
Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport Bachelor 6,682
Reading Area Community College Reading Associate 4,682
The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College Philadelphia Bachelor 488
Westmoreland County Community College Youngwood Associate 6,239
Yorktowne Business Institute York Associate 247

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Chefs

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. 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


Gettysburg 60 $30810 2.11
Harrisburg 160 $39190 0.55
Carlisle 160 $39190 0.55
Bloomsburg 0 $54190 0
Berwick 0 $54190 0
Johnstown 0 $43960 0
East Stroudsburg 50 $43420 0.98
Erie 90 $43030 0.74
Pittsburgh 1070 $40950 1
Reading 110 $44850 0.69
Lancaster 190 $41870 0.88
Scranton 100 $38990 0.42
Wilkes 100 $38990 0.42
Barre 100 $38990 0.42
Hazleton 100 $38990 0.42
State College 70 $30370 1.11
York 100 $44800 0.61
Hanover 100 $44800 0.61
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