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Culinary Arts Schools in Pennsylvania

In 2018-2019, 555 students earned their Culinary Arts degrees in PA.

In this state, Culinary Arts is the 15th most popular major out of a total 52 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

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

Culinary Arts Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 17.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.2%
  • White: 62.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 9.9%
Culinary Arts Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Pennsylvania

In this state, there are 171,760 people employed in jobs related to a culinary arts degree, compared to 4,290,110 nationwide.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Pennsylvania

In this state, culinary arts grads earn an average of $31,540. Nationwide, they make an average of $33,210.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 36 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
335 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.11 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 71%. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,483 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate. The 7.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,327 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $15,327. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,600 a year.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,651 Total Students

An average student at Pittsburgh Technical College will pay a net price of $24,303. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,769 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 16%. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,672 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 42%. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,451 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 66% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
175 Total Students

An average student at CTI will pay a net price of $32,719. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $15,800 a year.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
5,322 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. 61% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,848 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 22%. Graduates earn an average $26,400 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Culinary Arts Careers in PA

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 12% $30,550
Restaurant Cooks 12% $25,290
Chefs and Head Cooks 9% $57,500
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 9% $35,040
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 7% $28,350
Cooks 7% $25,560
Food Service Managers 7% $61,440
Butchers and Meat Cutters 5% $31,690
Bakers 4% $25,150
Bartenders 2% $20,270
Private Cooks 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Cosmetology 3,065
Funeral & Mortuary Science 123

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