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Culinary Arts Schools in New Jersey

250 students earned Culinary Arts degrees in New Jersey in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Culinary Arts is the 13th most popular major in the state out of a total 45 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

In New Jersey, 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 New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.6%
  • Black or African American: 20.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 22.4%
  • White: 45.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.6%
  • Other Races: 4.8%
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Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in New Jersey

In this state, there are 84,090 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 New Jersey

In this state, culinary arts grads earn an average of $34,050. Nationwide, they make an average of $33,210.

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There are 15 colleges in New Jersey that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,202 Total Students

80% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,900 a year.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,489 Total Students

A typical student attending Brookdale Community College will pay a net price of $7,987. Graduates earn an average $26,600 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 51% of students receive it.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,048 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,400 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,593. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
364 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 3 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $8,829. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
442 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
78 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. 100% of students get financical aid.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,480 Total Students

37% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,488 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 53% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.10%. This public school has an average net price of $9,508.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,497 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Graduates earn an average $22,200 after graduation. 77% of students get financical aid.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,439 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

Culinary Arts Careers in NJ

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Restaurant Cooks 19% $30,870
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 17% $32,950
Chefs and Head Cooks 15% $66,790
Bakers 15% $28,940
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 14% $42,000
Food Service Managers 14% $79,320
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 13% $26,710
Cooks 10% $30,440
Bartenders 10% $27,850
Butchers and Meat Cutters 6% $46,350

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Cosmetology 2,762
Funeral & Mortuary Science 58

View all majors related to Culinary Arts

View Nationwide Culinary Arts Report

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