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Culinary Arts Schools in Florida

1,499 Culinary Arts students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Culinary Arts major is the 42nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Culinary Arts Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 703
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 703
Associate’s Degree 461
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 317
Bachelor’s Degree 18

Gender Distribution

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

Culinary Arts Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Black or African American: 22.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 33.6%
  • White: 29.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.5%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
Culinary Arts Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Florida

In this state, there are 303,000 people employed in jobs related to a culinary arts degree, compared to 4,290,110 nationwide.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Florida

A typical salary for a culinary arts grad in the state is $28,110, compared to a typical salary of $33,210 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 53 colleges in Florida that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Valencia College

Orlando
183 Degrees in Major Awarded
46,521 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. The 6.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

137 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
1,361 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. It takes the average student 4.29 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

132 Degrees in Major Awarded
54,973 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $6,327. Graduates earn an average $25,700 after graduation.

94 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,950 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 58 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.30%. 10% of the teachers are full time.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,104 Total Students

In their early career, William T McFatter Technical College grads earn an average salary of $29,400. 39% of students get financical aid. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
268 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $16,100 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 2.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 83% of students get financical aid.

#7

Daytona State College

Daytona Beach
61 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,737 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 28%. 73% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.90%.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
1,384 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $16,605. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
19,510 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. This private institution charges an average net price of $30,767. The student loan default rate is 6.40% which is lower than average.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,183 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,645.

Culinary Arts Careers in FL

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Restaurant Cooks 21% $26,960
Food Service Managers 19% $53,050
Bakers 18% $26,110
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 18% $26,480
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 18% $34,510
Chefs and Head Cooks 17% $48,710
Professors 16% $59,460
Butchers and Meat Cutters 16% $30,750
Bartenders 15% $19,540
Food Scientists and Technologists 14% $83,210
Private Cooks 13% $0
Wholesale and Retail Buyers 13% $0
Cooks 12% $25,980
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 10% $26,250

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Cosmetology 9,424
Funeral & Mortuary Science 90

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