Tennessee Culinary and Cooking Schools (Chef Schools)

Career Information for Chefs in Tennessee

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Fast Facts for Chefs in Tennessee

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Morristown and Memphis
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Knoxville and Chattanooga
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Memphis and Knoxville

Salaries for Chefs in Tennessee

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Knoxville and Kingsport

Schools for Chefs in Tennessee are listed below.

Selected Culinary Schools in Tennessee

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More Tennessee Culinary Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Nashville State Technical Community College Nashville Associate 7,077
Walters State Community College Morristown Associate 5,825

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Chefs

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


Jackson 50 $28500 0.79
Johnson City 70 $33700 1.05
Cleveland 0 $22460 0
Knoxville 530 $22400 1.51
Morristown 0 $22630 0
Nashville 770 $37620 0.93
Davidson 770 $37620 0.93
Murfreesboro 770 $37620 0.93
Franklin 770 $37620 0.93
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