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2023 Culinary Arts Salary

There are about 416,870 students enrolled in Culinary Arts in the USA.

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Enrolling in college is a massive investment for most undergraduates. It's important to ensure you justify that spend. We wish for the following career and earnings data to support you in deciding your major at college.

Fresh out of university, Culinary Arts students draw $18,507 per annum on average (bottom 0%). Further into their professional lives, they can make as much as $88,580 to as little as $25,041, but average more or less $47,016. For context, that's 22% greater than the national average.

The most popular job title for a Culinary Arts graduate is Delivery Driver, which normally earn around $26,000; next are Inside Sales Representative and Account Executive, which typically earn roughly $26,000 and $36,000 respectively.

The Plains has the best paid Culinary Arts graduates. MN has the highest grossing Culinary Arts graduates of any state. Big Ten Conference has the highest grossing Culinary Arts graduates of any conference..

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