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Culinary Arts Schools in New Jersey

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

In this state, Culinary Arts is the 13th most popular major 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.

Culinary Arts Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

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%
Culinary Arts Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in New Jersey

84,090 people in the state and 4,290,110 in the nation are employed in jobs related to culinary arts.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in New Jersey

Culinary Arts grads earn an average of $34,050 in the state and $33,210 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,477. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 35 to 1.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,489 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,600 after graduation. 100% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Brookdale Community College will pay a net price of $7,987.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,048 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Atlantic Cape Community College will pay a net price of $9,593. 77% of students get financical aid.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
364 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 3 to 1. 67% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 42% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $27,261.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
78 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,480 Total Students

37% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of the teachers are full time.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,488 Total Students

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. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 53% of students receive it.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,497 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. 77% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $22,200 after graduation.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,439 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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 16% $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 12% $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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