Culinary in Utah

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Schools Offering Culinary Arts Programs in Utah


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Utah receive culinary arts degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 113 chefs graduate from Utah's 8 culinary schools.

Top Schools

Mountainland Applied Technology College, which is located in Orem, is the top-ranked school in Utah that has a culinary program. It received a ranking of 62nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Mountainland Applied Technology College graduated 36 students from its culinary program.

Bridgerland Applied Technology College, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Utah that has a culinary program. It is located in Logan. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Bridgerland Applied Technology College culinary program.

The third-ranked school in Utah with a culinary program is Snow College, which is located in Ephraim. In 2010, it was ranked 75th nationwide. 3 students graduated with degree in culinary from Snow College in 2010. Tuition at Snow College was $2,542 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Utah's culinary schools ranges from $17,488 per year to $2,542 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,406 per year. In 2010, the culinary schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Utah were:

  1. The Art Institute of Salt Lake City - located in Draper, students are charged $17,488 per year
  2. Utah Valley University - located in Orem, students are charged $4,288 per year
  3. Salt Lake Community College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,932 per year

The following Utah culinary schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Snow College - located in Ephraim, students are charged $2,542 per year
  2. Salt Lake Community College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,932 per year
  3. Utah Valley University - located in Orem, students are charged $4,288 per year

A culinary degree from an Utah school... what next?

Most people who graduate from culinary school in Utah go on to work as a chef. In 2010, there were 540 chefs working in Utah. The Utah counties with the largest populations of chefs are:

  1. Salt Lake County - 330 chefs
  2. Juab County - 70 chefs
  3. Davis County - 50 chefs

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 640 chefs will be working in Utah state. This would require the number of chefs to grow by 13%.

Salary

On average, a chef earns a salary of $44,200 per year in Utah state. However, this number is only an average. chefs in Utah had varying salaries from $21,810 to $82,000 per year in 2010. The following counties in Utah have the highest average salaries for chefs:

  1. Salt Lake County - $48,180 per year
  2. Davis County - $38,590 per year
  3. Juab County - $37,410 per year

The Utah counties with the lowest average salary for chefs are:

  1. Juab County - $37,410 per year
  2. Davis County - $38,590 per year
  3. Salt Lake County - $48,180 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in culinary arts in Utah and to compare salaries with various related fields such as pastry or culinary, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Culinary Arts in Utah
  • Certificate in Culinary Arts in Utah

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,364 miles from location Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City UT 17.6641 n/a 34,966
7,359 miles from location Utah Valley University Orem UT 15.0907 n/a 28,765
7,368 miles from location Snow College Ephraim UT 24.7077 n/a 4,368
7,357 miles from location Davis Applied Technology College Kaysville UT 21.3093 n/a 4,194
7,354 miles from location Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College Ogden UT 15.3887 n/a 3,085
7,341 miles from location Bridgerland Applied Technology College Logan UT 25.1122 100% 882
7,360 miles from location Mountainland Applied Technology College Orem UT 37.6824 n/a 533
7,364 miles from location The Art Institute of Salt Lake City Draper UT 12.4212 100% 439
 

Curious what studying Culinary gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Cooks, Restaurant + 7,790 $22,190 24.0%
2
Cooks, Fast Food + 4,290 $17,890 -27.4%
3
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria + 3,880 $22,180 0.5%
4
Cooks, Short Order + 970 $19,610 -21.8%
5
Chefs and Head Cooks + 540 $44,200 -18.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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