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Culinary Arts Schools in Iowa

215 students earned Culinary Arts degrees in Iowa in the 2018-2019 year.

A Culinary Arts major is the 68th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Culinary Arts Majors in Iowa

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 93
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 79
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 79
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 43

Gender Distribution

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

Culinary Arts Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 4.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.3%
  • White: 67.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.7%
  • Other Races: 7.9%
Culinary Arts Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Iowa

There are 51,920 people in the state and 4,290,110 people in the nation working in culinary arts jobs.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Iowa

Culinary Arts grads earn an average of $27,590 in the state and $33,210 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Iowa that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,976 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 34%. Graduates earn an average $26,900 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,258 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 72% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,084. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,788 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 85% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,271.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,237 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,977 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,002 Total Students

In their early career, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges grads earn an average salary of $26,200. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,612 Total Students

86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 29%. In their early career, IHCC grads earn an average salary of $27,700.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,947 Total Students

In their early career, Marshalltown Community College grads earn an average salary of $25,700. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 83% of students receive it.

Culinary Arts Careers in IA

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Cooks 14% $26,620
Chefs and Head Cooks 13% $38,580
Bakers 12% $25,520
Restaurant Cooks 12% $24,080
Food Service Managers 10% $44,350
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 9% $29,940
Professors 9% $54,370
Butchers and Meat Cutters 8% $24,570
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 6% $32,330
Food Scientists and Technologists 6% $60,630
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 6% $26,830
Bartenders 4% $19,070

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Cosmetology 735
Funeral & Mortuary Science 38

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