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Culinary Arts Schools in Tennessee

68 students earned Culinary Arts degrees in Tennessee in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Culinary Arts is the 24th most popular major out of a total 38 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

In Tennessee, 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 Tennessee is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.4%
  • Black or African American: 23.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.4%
  • White: 60.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.9%
  • Other Races: 4.4%
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Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Tennessee

80,830 people in the state and 4,290,110 in the nation are employed in jobs related to culinary arts.

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Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Tennessee

Culinary Arts grads earn an average of $26,610 in the state and $33,210 nationwide.

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There are 6 colleges in Tennessee that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,885 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $25,500 after graduation. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,694 Total Students

95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,297. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,279 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,539. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 43% are considered full time.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
2,834 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,016. Most students complete their degree in 4.74 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,100 a year.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
656 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,311. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
274 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,261. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

Culinary Arts Careers in TN

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Restaurant Cooks 13% $23,640
Food Service Managers 11% $44,680
Chefs and Head Cooks 10% $45,890
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 10% $29,770
Bakers 8% $25,080
Bartenders 8% $18,500
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 6% $24,430
Butchers and Meat Cutters 5% $31,120
Private Cooks 3% $0
Cooks 2% $21,510
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 2% $24,360

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Cosmetology 1,954
Funeral & Mortuary Science 52

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