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Culinary Arts Schools in Rhode Island

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

As a degree choice, Culinary Arts is the 1st most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 9.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.7%
  • White: 58.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.5%
  • Other Races: 11.0%

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Rhode Island

15,240 people in the state and 4,290,110 in the nation are employed in jobs related to culinary arts.


Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Rhode Island

A typical salary for a culinary arts grad in the state is $36,060, compared to a typical salary of $33,210 nationwide.


There are 2 colleges in Rhode Island that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

652 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
6,695 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. This private school has an average net price of $26,880. The student loan default rate of 7.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,775 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. A typical student attending CCRI will pay a net price of $5,826. Graduates earn an average $26,000 after graduation.

Culinary Arts Careers in RI

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Restaurant Cooks 13% $30,130
Chefs and Head Cooks 12% $0
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 11% $34,780
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 9% $39,670
Butchers and Meat Cutters 9% $39,570
Bakers 8% $28,580
Food Service Managers 7% $68,790
Bartenders 3% $24,630

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Cosmetology 330

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