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Culinary Arts in Massachusetts

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Culinary Arts Schools in Massachusetts

130 students earned Culinary Arts degrees in Massachusetts in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Culinary Arts is the 143rd most popular major out of a total 312 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Culinary Arts Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 52
Associate’s Degree 43
Master’s Degree 27
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 8
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 8

Gender Distribution

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

Culinary Arts Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.2%
  • Black or African American: 11.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.6%
  • White: 58.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 8.5%
Culinary Arts Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Massachusetts

95,480 people in the state and 4,290,110 in the nation are employed in jobs related to culinary arts.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Massachusetts

A typical salary for a culinary arts grad in the state is $37,300, compared to a typical salary of $33,210 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
33,720 Total Students

The average student takes 4.08 years to complete their degree at Boston U. 58% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $49,200 after graduation.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,352 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,243. The 9.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,300 a year.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,637 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 21%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,024. 76% of students get financical aid.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,849 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. A typical student attending Holyoke Community College will pay a net price of $7,797. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,851 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Bristol grads earn an average salary of $27,000. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

#6

Cape Cod Community College

West Barnstable
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,907 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,600 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,393. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,627 Total Students

A typical student attending BCC will pay a net price of $9,181. 91% of students get financical aid. 45% of the teachers are full time.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,388 Total Students

73% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,147.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
126 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 78% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,300 a year.

Culinary Arts Careers in MA

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Restaurant Cooks 12% $30,720
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 12% $36,200
Butchers and Meat Cutters 12% $39,200
Bakers 12% $30,550
Chefs and Head Cooks 10% $56,070
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 10% $39,810
Food Service Managers 10% $61,790
Private Cooks 6% $0
Food Scientists and Technologists 5% $83,770
Bartenders 3% $25,660

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Cosmetology 1,879
Funeral & Mortuary Science 36
Other Personal & Culinary Services 18

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