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Culinary Arts Schools in Iowa

215 students earned Culinary Arts degrees in Iowa in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Culinary Arts is the 11th most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 4.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.3%
  • White: 67.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.7%
  • Other Races: 7.9%
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Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Iowa

In this state, there are 51,920 people employed in jobs related to a culinary arts degree, compared to 4,290,110 nationwide.

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Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Iowa

A typical salary for a culinary arts grad in the state is $27,590, compared to a typical salary of $33,210 nationwide.

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There are 8 colleges in Iowa that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,976 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,992. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,258 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,084. 72% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,788 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,271. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,237 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. In their early career, Iowa Central Community College grads earn an average salary of $29,600.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,977 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,900 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,995. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,002 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,378. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,200 a year.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,612 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. A typical student attending IHCC will pay a net price of $8,203. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,947 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. 100% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

Culinary Arts Careers in IA

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Cooks 14% $26,620
Chefs and Head Cooks 13% $38,580
Bakers 12% $25,520
Restaurant Cooks 12% $24,080
Food Service Managers 10% $44,350
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 9% $29,940
Butchers and Meat Cutters 8% $24,570
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 6% $32,330
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 6% $26,830
Bartenders 4% $19,070

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Cosmetology 735
Funeral & Mortuary Science 38

View all majors related to Culinary Arts

View Nationwide Culinary Arts Report

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