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Culinary Arts in Rhode Island

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Culinary Arts Schools in Rhode Island

In 2018-2019, 652 students earned their Culinary Arts degrees in RI.

In terms of popularity, Culinary Arts is the 4th most popular major in the state out of a total 204 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Culinary Arts Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 493
Bachelor’s Degree 158
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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

Culinary Arts Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 9.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.7%
  • White: 58.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.5%
  • Other Races: 11.0%
Culinary Arts Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Rhode Island

15,240 people in the state and 4,290,110 in the nation are employed in jobs related to culinary arts.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Rhode Island

In this state, culinary arts grads earn an average of $36,060. Nationwide, they make an average of $33,210.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Rhode Island that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

652 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
7,360 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. The student loan default rate is 7.00% which is lower than average.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,539 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $26,000 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it.

Culinary Arts Careers in RI

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Food Scientists and Technologists 17% $65,310
Restaurant Cooks 13% $30,130
Chefs and Head Cooks 12% $0
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 11% $34,780
Butchers and Meat Cutters 9% $39,570
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 9% $39,670
Bakers 8% $28,580
Food Service Managers 7% $68,790
Professors 4% $70,460
Bartenders 3% $24,630
Wholesale and Retail Buyers -3% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Cosmetology 330

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