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After graduation, culinary arts and management graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $71,058, while the bottom 20% make closer to $22,529. The median grad salary is $40,011.
Culinary Arts and Management graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in culinary arts and management is $36,468, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $37,720.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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