Pastry in Massachusetts

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Schools Offering Pastry Programs in Massachusetts


Around 0.0% of Massachusetts's graduates graduate from pastry certificate programs every year. Thus, Massachusetts' 2 pastry schools put out approximately 4 pastry chefs each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a pastry program is Bunker Hill Community College. Bunker Hill Community College, which was ranked 89th in the country in 2010, is located in Charlestown. 1 students graduated with a certificate in pastry from Bunker Hill Community College in 2010. Tuition at Bunker Hill Community College was $3,144 per year.

The second-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a pastry program is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, which was ranked 95th in the country in 2010, is located in Cambridge. In 2010, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts graduated 0 students from its pastry program. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts charged in-state students $13,570 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Massachusetts pastry school, average tuition will be $8,357 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,144 per year to $13,570 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Massachusetts pastry schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - located in Cambridge, students are charged $13,570 per year
  2. Bunker Hill Community College - located in Charlestown, students are charged $3,144 per year

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

  1. Bunker Hill Community College - located in Charlestown, students are charged $3,144 per year
  2. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - located in Cambridge, students are charged $13,570 per year

A pastry certificate from a Massachusetts school... what next?

The highest percentage of pastry graduates in Massachusetts pursue careers as a pastry chef. 4,270 pastry chefs were working in Massachusetts in 2010. The Massachusetts counties with the largest populations of pastry chefs are:

  1. Bristol County - 2,710 pastry chefs
  2. Essex County - 590 pastry chefs
  3. Hartford County - 260 pastry chefs

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of pastry chefs is expected to shrink by -1% by 2018. There are projected to be 4,410 pastry chefs working in the Massachusetts then.

Salary

A pastry chef in Massachusetts earns $29,490 per year on average. But, salaries for pastry chefs can vary. In 2010, pastry chefs made as little as less than $17,350 per year or as much as more than $72,870 per year in Massachusetts. The counties in Massachusetts with the highest average salary for a pastry chef are:

  1. Middlesex County - $33,455 per year
  2. Berkshire County - $31,060 per year
  3. Barnstable County - $30,210 per year

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

  1. Essex County - $25,930 per year
  2. Bristol County - $26,080 per year
  3. Franklin County - $26,740 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Massachusetts statistics regarding a career in pastry and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as hospitality or culinary.

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

  • Certificate in Pastry in Massachusetts

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,265 miles from location Bunker Hill Community College Charlestown MA 10.7498 n/a 11,009
5,266 miles from location Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Cambridge MA 5.04883 n/a 624
 

Curious what studying Pastry gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Bakers + 4,270 $29,490 -5.9%
2
Chefs and Head Cooks + 3,140 $47,890 -24.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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