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Culinary Arts Schools in Missouri

In 2018-2019, 149 students earned their Culinary Arts degrees in MO.

In terms of popularity, Culinary Arts is the 111th most popular major in the state out of a total 293 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Culinary Arts Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 76
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 39
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 33
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 33
Bachelor’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Culinary Arts Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 9.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.7%
  • White: 74.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 9.4%
Culinary Arts Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Missouri

85,640 people in the state and 4,290,110 in the nation are employed in jobs related to culinary arts.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Missouri

In this state, culinary arts grads earn an average of $28,840. Nationwide, they make an average of $33,210.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Missouri that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 13 below:

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,762 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,600 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $7,669. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,294 Total Students

77% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,514. The full-time teacher rate is 28%.

#3

Jefferson College

Hillsboro
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,196 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $25,400 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
246 Total Students

The 8.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,976. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,649 Total Students

42% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $7,588. Graduates earn an average $24,200 after graduation.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
9 Total Students

A typical student attending LCTC will pay a net price of $3,330. 8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 36% get financial aid.

#6

College of the Ozarks

Point Lookout
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
1,546 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.23 years to complete their degree at Hard Work U.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
58 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. 8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
32 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 5 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. A typical student attending Poplar Bluff Technical Career Center will pay a net price of $14,264.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
31 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,740. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.40%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 3 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,951 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,895.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
34 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $30,016. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
137 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $25,132. In their early career, Franklin Technology Center grads earn an average salary of $21,800.

Culinary Arts Careers in MO

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 13% $29,060
Restaurant Cooks 12% $24,150
Cooks 11% $22,290
Private Cooks 10% $0
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 10% $31,210
Food Scientists and Technologists 9% $59,320
Food Service Managers 9% $48,560
Bakers 9% $24,110
Chefs and Head Cooks 8% $49,250
Butchers and Meat Cutters 7% $32,890
Bartenders 3% $20,100
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 2% $23,430
Wholesale and Retail Buyers -4% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Cosmetology 1,413
Funeral & Mortuary Science 17

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