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Culinary Arts Schools in Kentucky

In 2018-2019, 565 students earned their Culinary Arts degrees in KY.

A Culinary Arts major is the 34th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Culinary Arts Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 245
Associate’s Degree 186
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 134
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 134

Gender Distribution

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

Culinary Arts Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.5%
  • Black or African American: 16.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.7%
  • White: 63.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 12.4%
Culinary Arts Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Kentucky

57,330 people in the state and 4,290,110 in the nation are employed in jobs related to culinary arts.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Kentucky

In this state, culinary arts grads earn an average of $27,170. Nationwide, they make an average of $33,210.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Kentucky that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

#1

Sullivan University

Louisville
152 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,318 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,000 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. 93% of students get financical aid.

148 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,560 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,900 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending Jefferson Community and Technical College will pay a net price of $5,543. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,598 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. 99% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending ACTC will pay a net price of $5,604.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,327 Total Students

A typical student attending West Kentucky Community and Technical College will pay a net price of $4,330. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 96% are considered full time. In their early career, West Kentucky Community and Technical College grads earn an average salary of $22,900.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,304 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. In their early career, SKYCTC grads earn an average salary of $24,900. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,648 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 91%. A typical student attending Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will pay a net price of $4,765. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,644 Total Students

In their early career, SCC grads earn an average salary of $20,100. The full-time teacher rate is 95%. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,889 Total Students

98% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $5,664.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,718 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. 88% of the teachers are full time.

Culinary Arts Careers in KY

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Food Scientists and Technologists 12% $47,600
Bakers 12% $22,320
Restaurant Cooks 11% $21,570
Chefs and Head Cooks 10% $50,490
Food Service Managers 8% $46,630
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 8% $28,250
Professors 7% $46,830
Butchers and Meat Cutters 2% $29,810
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 2% $24,530
Bartenders 1% $18,500
Wholesale and Retail Buyers -2% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Cosmetology 980
Funeral & Mortuary Science 1

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