Culinary in Nevada

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Schools Offering Culinary Arts Programs in Nevada


Around 1.0% of Nevada's graduates graduate from culinary arts degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 435 chefs graduate from Nevada's 5 culinary schools.

Top Schools

University of Nevada-Las Vegas, which is located in Las Vegas, is the top-ranked school in Nevada that has a culinary program. It received a ranking of 70th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Nevada-Las Vegas graduated 14 students from its culinary program. University of Nevada-Las Vegas charged in-state students $5,808 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Nevada with a culinary program is The Art Institute of Las Vegas, which is located in Henderson. In 2010, it was ranked 75th nationwide. In 2010, 38 students graduated from The Art Institute of Las Vegas culinary program. The tuition rate at The Art Institute of Las Vegas was $17,316 per year.

The third-ranked school in Nevada with a culinary program is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, which is located in Las Vegas. In 2010, it was ranked 78th nationwide. In 2010, 349 students graduated from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts culinary program. Students at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts paid $28,500 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Culinary schools in Nevada, charge students an average tuition of $11,222 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $28,500 per year, or as little as $2,243 per year. In 2010, the following Nevada culinary schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $28,500 per year
  2. The Art Institute of Las Vegas - located in Henderson, students are charged $17,316 per year
  3. University of Nevada-Las Vegas - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $5,808 per year

The following Nevada culinary schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. Truckee Meadows Community College - located in Reno, students are charged $2,243 per year
  3. University of Nevada-Las Vegas - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $5,808 per year

A culinary degree from a Nevada school... what next?

The highest percentage of culinary graduates in Nevada pursue careers as a chef. If you decide to work as a chef in Nevada, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 2,760 Nevada chefs as of 2010. The Nevada counties with the largest populations of chefs are:

  1. Clark County - 2,370 chefs
  2. Pinal County - 250 chefs
  3. Churchill County - 60 chefs

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of chefs in Nevada will grow by 4%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,020 chefs working in Nevada.

Salary

On average, a chef earns a salary of $48,440 per year in Nevada state. However, Nevada chefs earned anywhere in the range from as less than $22,910 per year to more than $74,280 per year in 2010. A chef in the following Nevada counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Clark County - $49,030 per year
  2. Elko County - $46,260 per year
  3. Pinal County - $45,610 per year

On average, chefs earns the least in the following Nevada counties:

  1. Carson City County - $34,700 per year
  2. Churchill County - $45,200 per year
  3. Pinal County - $45,610 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Nevada statistics regarding a career in culinary arts. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as pastry or culinary.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Culinary Arts in Nevada
  • Bachelor's Degree in Culinary Arts in Nevada
  • Certificate in Culinary Arts in Nevada

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,617 miles from location College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas NV 8.76905 n/a 42,108
7,613 miles from location University of Nevada-Las Vegas Las Vegas NV 30.2847 53% 29,080
7,783 miles from location Truckee Meadows Community College Reno NV 11.7657 n/a 12,942
7,612 miles from location The Art Institute of Las Vegas Henderson NV 25.3853 97% 1,346
7,621 miles from location Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Las Vegas NV 21.6691 n/a 723
 

Curious what studying Culinary gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Nevada

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Cooks, Restaurant + 15,540 $29,270 20.6%
2
Cooks, Fast Food + 6,800 $18,720 -47.0%
3
Cooks, Short Order + 3,070 $25,590 -7.5%
4
Chefs and Head Cooks + 2,760 $48,440 9.5%
5
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria + 1,210 $29,320 -4.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are culinary related jobs in Nevada