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Culinary Arts Schools in Texas

In 2018-2019, 1,908 students earned their Culinary Arts degrees in TX.

In terms of popularity, Culinary Arts is the 11th most popular major in the state out of a total 46 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

In Texas, 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 Texas is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.1%
  • Black or African American: 19.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 40.9%
  • White: 29.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.0%
  • Other Races: 5.6%
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Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Texas

321,210 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 Texas

Culinary Arts grads earn an average of $27,240 in the state and $33,210 nationwide.

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There are 30 colleges in Texas that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

285 Degrees in Major Awarded
593 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 31 to 1. 69% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private school has an average net price of $13,757.

180 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,947 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. 64% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $25,800 after graduation.

#3

St Philip's College

San Antonio
177 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,962 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. 51% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $26,600 after graduation.

165 Degrees in Major Awarded
301 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. In their early career, Culinary Institute LeNotre grads earn an average salary of $27,600. 67% of the teachers are full time.

#5

Lee College

Baytown
102 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,516 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.50%. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

94 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,080 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid. 49% of the teachers are full time.

90 Degrees in Major Awarded
32,452 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,500 a year.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,720 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 85% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $6,839.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
82 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
711 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $20,980. Graduates earn an average $27,300 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.10 years to graduate.

Culinary Arts Careers in TX

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Restaurant Cooks 30% $24,980
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 26% $35,340
Chefs and Head Cooks 22% $50,580
Food Service Managers 21% $58,490
Bakers 21% $23,980
Butchers and Meat Cutters 20% $24,370
Bartenders 19% $19,970
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 13% $23,850

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Cosmetology 8,798
Funeral & Mortuary Science 299

View all majors related to Culinary Arts

View Nationwide Culinary Arts Report

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