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Culinary Arts Schools in Washington

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

As a degree choice, Culinary Arts is the 14th most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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

Culinary Arts Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.9%
  • Black or African American: 7.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.7%
  • White: 54.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.3%
  • Other Races: 16.2%
Culinary Arts Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Washington

There are 94,540 people in the state and 4,290,110 people in the nation working in culinary arts jobs.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Washington

In this state, culinary arts grads earn an average of $36,700. Nationwide, they make an average of $33,210.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Washington that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,743 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Of all the students who attend this school, 58% get financial aid. A typical student attending Seattle Central will pay a net price of $4,614.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,141 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 66% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

#2

Clark College

Vancouver
53 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,233 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. This public school has an average net price of $7,304. In their early career, Clark College grads earn an average salary of $26,600.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,225 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 71% get financial aid. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
112 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $12,893. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,900 after earning their degree at this institution. 7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,325 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. In their early career, Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute grads earn an average salary of $34,000. A typical student attending Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute will pay a net price of $4,111.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,620 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,582. Graduates earn an average $34,700 after graduation.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,973 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. A typical student attending CPTC will pay a net price of $6,859. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,755 Total Students

78% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $32,300 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,123.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,974 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,200 after graduation. 53% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

Culinary Arts Careers in WA

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Restaurant Cooks 28% $31,950
Bartenders 25% $29,820
Chefs and Head Cooks 25% $56,450
Food Service Managers 25% $72,250
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 24% $37,420
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 18% $33,180
Bakers 11% $31,140
Cooks 10% $34,120
Private Cooks 8% $0
Butchers and Meat Cutters 4% $41,410
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 3% $32,640

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Cosmetology 1,818
Other Personal & Culinary Services 18
Funeral & Mortuary Science 5

View all majors related to Culinary Arts

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