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2021 Highest Paid Culinary Arts Graduates in the New England Region

201 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,850 Avg Salary
$21,333 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Culinary Arts School for You

Highest Paid Culinary Arts Graduates in the New England RegionOut of all the majors we analyze each year, culinary arts was ranked #182 in the country. In fact 679 bachelor's degrees were handed out in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 201 went to students in the New England region of the United States. The culinary arts school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Culinary Arts Graduates.

For this year's Highest Paid Culinary Arts Graduates in the New England Region ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in culinary arts.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

How Much Do Culinary Arts Majors Make After Graduation?

The average culinary arts major who graduates from a school in the New England Region earns about $29,850 per year during the early years of their career. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 25% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

This salary is in the same ballpark as the national average of $28,635 for those students who obtain a bachelor's degree in culinary arts.

Average Salary for Culinary Arts Graduates from Schools in the New England Region  29,850
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59,800
Average Salary for Culinary Arts Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,635
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59,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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59,800

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2021 Highest Paid Culinary Arts Grads in the New England Region

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Culinary Arts Graduates in the New England Region

Our rankings recognize Southern New Hampshire University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the medium-sized suburb of Manchester, SNHU is a private not-for-profit school with a very large student population. Culinary Arts majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $31,500.

While working on their bachelor's, culinary arts majors at SNHU accumulate an average of around $23,171 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $259, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Johnson & Wales University - Providence. JWU Providence is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Providence. Culinary Arts majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $28,200.

While working on their bachelor's, culinary arts majors at JWU Providence accumulate an average of around $17,861 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $145, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Culinary Arts Colleges by State

Explore the best culinary arts colleges for a specific state in the New England region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Rhode Island 156 158
New Hampshire 153 17
Vermont 148 26

Culinary Arts is one of 3 different types of Personal & Culinary Services programs to choose from.

Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to U.S. Army Europe Images.

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