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Culinary Arts Schools in Pennsylvania

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

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

Gender Distribution

In Pennsylvania, 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 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%
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Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 171,760 people in the state and 4,290,110 people in the nation working in culinary arts jobs.

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Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Pennsylvania

Culinary Arts grads earn an average of $31,540 in the state and $33,210 nationwide.

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

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
152 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $32,550. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. It takes the average student 4.11 years to graduate.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
10,559 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 66%. A typical student attending IUP will pay a net price of $21,615. The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at IUP.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
873 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $15,327. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,744 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. In their early career, Pittsburgh Technical College grads earn an average salary of $26,500. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 60% are considered full time.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,800 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 16%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,523.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,996 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 42%. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $7,553.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,309 Total Students

A typical student attending Montco will pay a net price of $9,381. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
193 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $15,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at CTI will pay a net price of $32,719.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
4,972 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years. Graduates earn an average $35,300 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 61% are considered full time.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,645 Total Students

81% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $7,648. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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 3% $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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