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Fast Facts for Cooks in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Fresno, San Francisco and Sacramento
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Jose, Santa Ana and Riverside
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Francisco, Fresno and Santa Ana

Salaries for Cooks in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose

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Programs
  • Art of Cooking (D)
  • Culinary Arts (AS)
  • Baking & Pastry (AS)
  • Program areas include Culinary Arts, Culinary Management, and more
  • Students are taught cooking styles from around the globe, including Classical European, Asian, and Latin cuisine
  • Curriculum designed to prepare students for a career as a chef, with course topics that include Culinary Techniques, Management by Menu, and Nutrition
  • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef
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North Hollywood
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Programs
  • Culinary Arts Professional
  • Culinary Arts Specialist
  • Baking and Pastry Specialist
  • A part of the Select Education Group (SEG).
  • Offers several scholarship and financial aid opportunities for students who qualify.
  • California campuses accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), and accreditation for the Salem campus from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).
  • 4 Campuses located in Clovis, Modesto, and Redding in California, and Salem, Oregon.
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Clovis
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More California Cooking Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

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Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Lancaster
Associate
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Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Cooks

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Cooks

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

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Fresno 30 $28,890
Sacramento 90 $
Roseville 90 $
Arden 90 $
Arcade 90 $
Los Angeles 1180 $31,050
Long Beach 1180 $31,050
Anaheim 1180 $31,050
Napa 40 $37,200
Riverside N/A $23,440
San Bernardino N/A $23,440
Ontario N/A $23,440
San Diego 160 $34,510
Carlsbad 160 $34,510
Santa Rosa 60 $35,100
San Francisco 780 $35,340
Oakland 780 $35,340
Hayward 780 $35,340
San Jose 70 $31,270
Sunnyvale 70 $31,270
Santa Clara 70 $31,270
Visalia N/A $30,890
Porterville N/A $30,890

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