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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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More California Cooking Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
La Puente
Associates
3,951
Clovis
Associates
1,258
San Diego
Bachelors
1,119
San Bernardino
Bachelors
1,100
North Hollywood
Bachelors
1,096
Lancaster
Masters
881
Santa Ana
Bachelors
771
Pasadena
Associates
692
San Francisco
Masters
630
Sacramento
Bachelors
529
Santa Monica
Bachelors
398
Baldwin Park
N/A
386
San Jose
N/A
300
Campbell
N/A
170
San Francisco
Associates
163
Sacramento
Associates
132
La Mesa
N/A
93
Sunnyvale
Bachelors
62

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.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-ArcadeN/A $
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim1520 $31,830
NapaN/A $36,700
Riverside-San Bernardino-OntarioN/A $24,680
San Diego-Carlsbad210 $38,170
Santa Rosa170 $32,240
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward770 $38,270
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara80 $33,740
Visalia-PortervilleN/A $32,330
FresnoN/A $33,420

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