Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Culinary Arts in Washington

Find Schools Near

Culinary Arts Schools in Washington

In 2018-2019, 507 students earned their Culinary Arts degrees in WA.

A Culinary Arts major is the 51st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Culinary Arts Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 197
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 164
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 164
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 124
Bachelor’s Degree 22

Gender Distribution

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

Culinary Arts Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.9%
  • Black or African American: 7.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.7%
  • White: 54.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.3%
  • Other Races: 16.2%
Culinary Arts Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Washington

In this state, there are 94,540 people employed in jobs related to a culinary arts degree, compared to 4,290,110 nationwide.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Washington

Culinary Arts grads earn an average of $36,700 in the state and $33,210 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Washington that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,802 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $4,614. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 58% of students receive it.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,177 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 66% of students receive it. In their early career, South Seattle grads earn an average salary of $31,200.

#2

Clark College

Vancouver
53 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,878 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,304. 54% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,600 a year.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,375 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 71% of students receive it. 100% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Spokane Community College grads earn an average salary of $26,600.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
110 Total Students

92% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $12,893. In their early career, International Air and Hospitality Academy grads earn an average salary of $21,900.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,316 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,000 a year. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 100% of the teachers are full time.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,670 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 37% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,905 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $6,859. Of all the students who attend this school, 69% get financial aid.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,546 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,123. Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,872 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,200 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 97%. Of all the students who attend this school, 53% get financial aid.

Culinary Arts Careers in WA

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Restaurant Cooks 28% $31,950
Bartenders 25% $29,820
Chefs and Head Cooks 25% $56,450
Food Service Managers 25% $72,250
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 24% $37,420
Wholesale and Retail Buyers 23% $0
Professors 18% $65,210
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 18% $33,180
Bakers 11% $31,140
Cooks 10% $34,120
Private Cooks 8% $0
Butchers and Meat Cutters 4% $41,410
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 3% $32,640
Food Scientists and Technologists 0% $63,040

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Cosmetology 1,818
Other Personal & Culinary Services 18
Funeral & Mortuary Science 5

View all majors related to Culinary Arts

View Nationwide Culinary Arts Report

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.