Virginia Culinary and Cooking Schools (Chef Schools)

Career Information for Chefs in Virginia

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Fast Facts for Chefs in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Virginia Beach and Charlottesville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Roanoke and Richmond
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Virginia Beach and Richmond

Salaries for Chefs in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Richmond and Charlottesville

Schools for Chefs in Virginia are listed below.

Selected Culinary Schools in Virginia

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More Virginia Culinary Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Dabney S Lancaster Community College Clifton Forge Associate 1,295
Josef's School of Hair Design Richmond Associate 12,557
Northern Virginia Community College Annandale Associate 41,266
Virginia Western Community College Roanoke Associate 8,653

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Chefs

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


Blacksburg 0 $22900 0
Christiansburg 0 $22900 0
Radford 0 $22900 0
Harrisonburg 50 $35960 0.81
Charlottesville 110 $43240 1.16
Richmond 550 $36980 0.94
Roanoke 130 $36270 0.88
Lynchburg 80 $31160 0.88
Staunton 0 $38150 0
Waynesboro 0 $38150 0
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