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General Cooking & Culinary Arts Schools in Illinois

In 2018-2019, 3 students earned their General Cooking & Related Culinary Arts degrees in IL.

In terms of popularity, General Cooking & Culinary Arts is the 140th most popular major in the state out of a total 176 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a general cooking and related culinary arts major is more popular with women than with men.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of general cooking and related culinary arts majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 100.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%

Jobs for General Cooking & Culinary Arts Grads in Illinois

There are 103,650 people in the state and 2,852,700 people in the nation working in general cooking and related culinary arts jobs.


Wages for General Cooking & Culinary Arts Jobs in Illinois

In this state, general cooking and related culinary arts grads earn an average of $28,820. Nationwide, they make an average of $30,360.


There is one school in the state that offers this degree.


College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,903 Total Students

22% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 57% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,500 a year.

General Cooking & Culinary Arts Careers in IL

Some of the careers general cooking and related culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Restaurant Cooks 17% $27,350
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 14% $28,790
Chefs and Head Cooks 13% $49,070
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 5% $26,260

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to general cooking and related culinary arts.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Chef Training 919
Baking & Pastry Arts 323
Restaurant & Catering Management 98
Food Preparation/Kitchen Assistant 80
Food Service & Dining Management 10
Wine Steward/Sommelier 4
Culinary Science/Culinology 3

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