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Culinary Arts Schools in Florida

In 2018-2019, 1,499 students earned their Culinary Arts degrees in FL.

A Culinary Arts major is the 12th most popular major in this state.

Gender Distribution

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

Culinary Arts Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Black or African American: 22.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 33.6%
  • White: 29.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.5%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
Culinary Arts Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Florida

303,000 people in the state and 4,290,110 in the nation are employed in jobs related to culinary arts.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Florida

In this state, culinary arts grads earn an average of $28,110. Nationwide, they make an average of $33,210.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 53 colleges in Florida that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Valencia College

Orlando
183 Degrees in Major Awarded
47,940 Total Students

76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $26,100 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1.

137 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
1,309 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. An average student at JWU North Miami will pay a net price of $23,417.

132 Degrees in Major Awarded
51,679 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,327. The full-time teacher rate is 19%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it.

94 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,094 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.30%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 10% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $20,100 after graduation.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,174 Total Students

39% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. In their early career, William T McFatter Technical College grads earn an average salary of $29,400.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
264 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. The student loan default rate of 2.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $16,100 after graduation.

#7

Daytona State College

Daytona Beach
61 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,430 Total Students

28% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,478.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
1,104 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $16,605. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
19,567 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 6.40% which is lower than average.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
22,404 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 32%.

Culinary Arts Careers in FL

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Restaurant Cooks 21% $26,960
Food Service Managers 19% $53,050
Bakers 18% $26,110
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 18% $26,480
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 18% $34,510
Chefs and Head Cooks 17% $48,710
Butchers and Meat Cutters 16% $30,750
Bartenders 15% $19,540
Private Cooks 13% $0
Cooks 12% $25,980
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 10% $26,250

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Cosmetology 9,424
Funeral & Mortuary Science 90

View all majors related to Culinary Arts

View Nationwide Culinary Arts Report

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