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152 Culinary Arts students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Culinary Arts is the 84th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Culinary Arts Majors in Connecticut

Culinary Arts majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 92
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 92
Associate’s Degree 36
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 24

Gender Distribution

In Connecticut, a culinary arts major is more popular with women than with men.

Culinary Arts Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of culinary arts majors in Connecticut is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.6%
  • Black or African American: 23.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 25.7%
  • White: 31.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 15.1%
Culinary Arts Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Connecticut

40,820 people in the state and 4,290,110 in the nation are employed in jobs related to culinary arts.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Connecticut

Culinary Arts grads earn an average of $40,370 in the state and $33,210 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Connecticut that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

91 Degrees in Major Awarded
679 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. This private school has an average net price of $19,277. In their early career, Lincoln Tech - Shelton grads earn an average salary of $29,500.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,016 Total Students

20% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,931.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,413 Total Students

A typical student attending NCC will pay a net price of $7,240. 77% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,003 Total Students

71% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 21% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.90%.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,237 Total Students

18% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 71% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
65 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,702. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1. 15% of students get financical aid.

Culinary Arts Careers in CT

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Restaurant Cooks 11% $29,170
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 9% $37,630
Bakers 9% $28,050
Private Cooks 8% $0
Chefs and Head Cooks 7% $53,730
Food Service Managers 7% $64,250
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 6% $38,970
Butchers and Meat Cutters 5% $44,430
Bartenders 5% $22,900
Professors 5% $0
Cooks 4% $36,230
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 0% $25,830
Wholesale and Retail Buyers -3% $0

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to culinary arts.

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Cosmetology 558
Funeral & Mortuary Science 24

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