Pastry in Missouri

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Schools Offering Pastry Programs in Missouri


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Missouri graduates receive certificates in pastry. Thus, Missouri's 4 pastry schools put out approximately 11 pastry chefs each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Missouri with a pastry program is L'Ecole Culinaire, which is located in Saint Louis. In 2010, it was ranked 72nd nationwide. In 2010, L'Ecole Culinaire graduated no students from its pastry program. L'Ecole Culinaire charged in-state students $26,900 in tuition fees per year.

Ozarks Technical Community College, which was ranked 89th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a pastry program. It is located in Springfield. In 2010, Ozarks Technical Community College graduated 7 students from its pastry program. Tuition at Ozarks Technical Community College was $2,352 per year.

The third-ranked school in Missouri that has a pastry program is Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park. Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park, which was ranked 91st in the country in 2010, is located in Saint Louis. In 2010, Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park graduated 0 students from its pastry programs. Students at Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park paid $2,490 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Pastry schools in Missouri, charge students an average tuition of $7,936 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $26,900 per year, or as little as $2,352 per year. In 2010, the following Missouri pastry schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. L'Ecole Culinaire - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $26,900 per year
  2. Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $2,490 per year
  3. Ozarks Technical Community College - located in Springfield, students are charged $2,352 per year

The following Missouri pastry schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Ozarks Technical Community College - located in Springfield, students are charged $2,352 per year
  2. Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $2,490 per year
  3. L'Ecole Culinaire - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $26,900 per year

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

The highest percentage of pastry graduates in Missouri pursue careers as a pastry chef. If you decide to work as a pastry chef in Missouri, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 2,270 Missouri pastry chefs as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Missouri pastry chefs:

  1. Bond County - 1,120 pastry chefs
  2. Franklin County - 880 pastry chefs
  3. Audrain County - 190 pastry chefs

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of pastry chefs in the state of Missouri will shrink to 2,670. This would require a -2% decline in the profession.

Salary

On average, a pastry chef earns a salary of $23,500 per year in Missouri state. However, Missouri pastry chefs earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,510 per year to more than $31,670 per year in 2010. The counties in Missouri with the highest average salary for a pastry chef are:

  1. Bond County - $25,310 per year
  2. Franklin County - $24,570 per year
  3. Callaway County - $22,270 per year

The Missouri counties with the lowest average salary for pastry chefs are:

  1. Audrain County - $19,330 per year
  2. Christian County - $19,710 per year
  3. Adair County - $19,710 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in pastry in Missouri 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 Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,407 miles from location Ozarks Technical Community College Springfield MO 11.4627 n/a 12,884
6,240 miles from location Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park Saint Louis MO 9.06966 n/a 8,207
6,246 miles from location L'Ecole Culinaire Saint Louis MO 27.9383 n/a 614
6,260 miles from location Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Saint Peters MO n/a n/a 396
 

Curious what studying Pastry gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Bakers + 2,270 $23,500 -11.3%
2
Chefs and Head Cooks + 890 $47,680 -49.1%
 

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