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Culinary Arts Schools in Louisiana

515 Culinary Arts students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Culinary Arts is the 13th most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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

Culinary Arts Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 44.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.7%
  • White: 39.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 9.9%
Culinary Arts Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Louisiana

In this state, there are 54,850 people employed in jobs related to a culinary arts degree, compared to 4,290,110 nationwide.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Louisiana

In this state, culinary arts grads earn an average of $25,030. Nationwide, they make an average of $33,210.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Louisiana that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

96 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,459 Total Students

In their early career, SOWELA grads earn an average salary of $28,700. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.50%.

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
320 Total Students

73% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Graduates earn an average $20,000 after graduation.

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,242 Total Students

87% of students get financical aid. In their early career, BRCC grads earn an average salary of $24,700. 47% of the teachers are full time.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,282 Total Students

47% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $9,153. Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
125 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $24,020. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
6,453 Total Students

95% of students get financical aid. 100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,258 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,300 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 46%.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,596 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $10,435. Graduates earn an average $22,800 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,371 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,100 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 59% are considered full time. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,030 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 52% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid.

Culinary Arts Careers in LA

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Restaurant Cooks 16% $22,230
Bakers 14% $23,640
Chefs and Head Cooks 14% $39,530
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 13% $30,150
Food Service Managers 12% $59,290
Butchers and Meat Cutters 11% $28,120
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 8% $20,380
Bartenders 7% $18,510
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 2% $22,290

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Cosmetology 3,427
Other Personal & Culinary Services 185
Funeral & Mortuary Science 19

View all majors related to Culinary Arts

View Nationwide Culinary Arts Report

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