There are schools offering culinary programs in Georgia!
Schools Offering Culinary Arts Programs in Georgia
North Georgia Technical College, which is located in Clarkesville, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a culinary program. It received a ranking of 75th in the country in 2010. In 2010, North Georgia Technical College graduated 18 students from its culinary program. The tuition rate at North Georgia Technical College was $2,310 per year.
Altamaha Technical College, which was ranked 77th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a culinary program. It is located in Jesup. In 2010, 51 students graduated from Altamaha Technical College culinary program. The tuition rate at Altamaha Technical College was $2,268 per year.
South Georgia Technical College, which is located in Americus, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a culinary program. It received a ranking of 78th in the country in 2010. In 2010, South Georgia Technical College graduated 18 students from its culinary programs. The tuition rate at South Georgia Technical College was $2,340 per year.
Culinary schools in Georgia, charge students an average tuition of $3,565 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $17,496 per year, or as little as $1,863 per year. In 2010, the following Georgia culinary schools had the highest tuition rates:
- The Art Institute of Atlanta - located in Atlanta, students are charged $17,496 per year
- Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - located in Tucker, students are charged $16,142 per year
- College of Coastal Georgia - located in Brunswick, students are charged $3,174 per year
The culinary schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Georgia were:
- Central Georgia Technical College - located in Macon, students are charged $1,863 per year
- Athens Technical College - located in Athens, students are charged $1,863 per year
- Gwinnett Technical College - located in Lawrenceville, students are charged $2,064 per year
A culinary degree from a Georgia school... what next?
Most people who graduate from culinary school in Georgia go on to work as a chef. 2,410 chefs were working in Georgia in 2010. The largest populations of Georgia chefs are working in the following counties:
- Barrow County - 1,330 chefs
- Burke County - 230 chefs
- Russell County - 110 chefs
The government projects that by 2018, the number of chefs in the state of Georgia will grow to 3,780. This would require a 15% growth in the profession.
On average, chefs earn $34,060 per year. However, this number is only an average. chefs in Georgia had varying salaries from $15,430 to $68,850 per year in 2010. On average a chef earns the most in the following Georgia counties:
- Barrow County - $37,820 per year
- Bryan County - $37,430 per year
- Brantley County - $33,780 per year
A chef in the following counties in Georgia make the lowest salaries on average:
- Appling County - $21,470 per year
- Bibb County - $27,140 per year
- Burke County - $29,660 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Georgia statistics regarding a career in culinary arts and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Georgia
- Bachelor's Degree in Culinary Arts in Georgia
- Certificate in Culinary Arts in Georgia
Curious what studying Culinary gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Georgia
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Cooks, Fast Food||26,880||$18,490||7.0%|
|Cooks, Short Order||9,170||$19,820||89.9%|
|Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria||8,980||$21,110||-49.9%|
|Chefs and Head Cooks||2,410||$34,060||5.2%|
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