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2020 Highest Paid Culinary Arts Graduates in Minnesota

9 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,700 Avg Salary
$43,948 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Culinary Arts School for You

Highest Paid Culinary Arts Graduates in MinnesotaWith 9 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, culinary arts is the #159 most popular major in Minnesota. This means that of the 679 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.3% were from a college or university in the state. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Culinary Arts Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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?

After graduating, culinary arts majors that go to school in Minnesota go on to jobs making an average of $31,700 per year. That's not so great, since it is 20% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

If you compare this average salary to that of other schools, it's quite good. In fact, it is 11% higher than the national average of $28,635 per year for culinary arts graduates.

Average Salary for Culinary Arts Graduates from Schools in Minnesota  31,700
Average Salary for Culinary Arts Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,635
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2020 Highest Paid Culinary Arts Grads in Minnesota

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid culinary arts majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Culinary Arts Graduates in Minnesota

Southwest Minnesota State University earned the #1 spot in our 2020 rankings. Located in the remote town of Marshall, Southwest Minnesota State University is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

Full Culinary Arts at Southwest Minnesota State University Report

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Best Culinary Arts Colleges in the Plains States Region

Explore all the Best Culinary Arts Schools in the Plains States Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Missouri 217 1

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

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Funeral & Mortuary Science 26

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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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