Pastry in Arkansas

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Schools Offering Pastry Programs in Arkansas


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Arkansas graduates receive certificates in pastry. In other words, every year an estimated 1 pastry chefs graduate from Arkansas' 2 pastry schools.

Top Schools

NorthWest Arkansas Community College, which was ranked 88th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Arkansas that has a pastry program. It is located in Bentonville. no students graduated with a certificate in pastry from NorthWest Arkansas Community College in 2010. Tuition at NorthWest Arkansas Community College was $2,613 per year.

Pulaski Technical College, which was ranked 90th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Arkansas that has a pastry program. It is located in North Little Rock. Students at Pulaski Technical College paid $2,840 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Arkansas' pastry schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $2,727 per year, though tuition can range from $2,840 per year to $2,613 per year. In 2010, the pastry schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Arkansas were:

  1. Pulaski Technical College - located in North Little Rock, students are charged $2,840 per year
  2. NorthWest Arkansas Community College - located in Bentonville, students are charged $2,613 per year

The pastry schools in Arkansas that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. NorthWest Arkansas Community College - located in Bentonville, students are charged $2,613 per year
  2. Pulaski Technical College - located in North Little Rock, students are charged $2,840 per year

A pastry certificate from an Arkansas school... what next?

A large number of Arkansas pastry graduates become pastry chefs. 730 pastry chefs were working in Arkansas in 2010. In Arkansas, the largest numbers of pastry chefs work in the following counties:

  1. Benton County - 220 pastry chefs
  2. Crawford County - 130 pastry chefs
  3. Faulkner County - 110 pastry chefs

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of pastry chefs in Arkansas will grow by 5%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 850 pastry chefs working in Arkansas.

Salary

A pastry chef in Arkansas makes an average of $20,650 per year. But, salaries for pastry chefs can vary. In 2010, pastry chefs made as little as less than $15,460 per year or as much as more than $36,570 per year in Arkansas. On average a pastry chef earns the most in the following Arkansas counties:

  1. Faulkner County - $20,770 per year
  2. Benton County - $20,480 per year
  3. Cleburne County - $19,730 per year

On average, pastry chefs earns the least in the following Arkansas counties:

  1. Arkansas County - $18,960 per year
  2. Crawford County - $19,440 per year
  3. Cleburne County - $19,730 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Certificate in Pastry in Arkansas

Want to study at your own time and pace?

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
6,355 miles from location Pulaski Technical College North Little Rock AR 10.0983 n/a 10,255
6,457 miles from location NorthWest Arkansas Community College Bentonville AR 12.1506 n/a 8,006
 

Curious what studying Pastry gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Bakers + 730 $20,650 -17.0%
2
Chefs and Head Cooks + 420 $46,920 -23.6%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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