Pastry in New Jersey

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Schools Offering Pastry Programs in New Jersey


Around 0.0% of New Jersey's graduates graduate from pastry certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 24 pastry chefs graduate from New Jersey's 4 pastry schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Jersey with a pastry program is Brookdale Community College, which is located in Lincroft. In 2010, it was ranked 86th nationwide. In 2010, Brookdale Community College graduated 11 students from its pastry program. Brookdale Community College charged in-state students $3,527 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in New Jersey that has a pastry program is Burlington County College. Burlington County College, which was ranked 88th in the country in 2010, is located in Pemberton. Tuition at Burlington County College was $3,615 per year.

The third-ranked school in New Jersey that has a pastry program is Mercer County Community College. Mercer County Community College, which was ranked 89th in the country in 2010, is located in Princeton Junction. 1 students graduated with certificate in pastry from Mercer County Community College in 2010. Mercer County Community College charged in-state students $3,048 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Pastry schools in New Jersey, charge students an average tuition of $3,608 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $4,240 per year, or as little as $3,048 per year. In 2010, the pastry schools that charged the highest tuition rates in New Jersey were:

  1. Hudson County Community College - located in Jersey City, students are charged $4,240 per year
  2. Burlington County College - located in Pemberton, students are charged $3,615 per year
  3. Brookdale Community College - located in Lincroft, students are charged $3,527 per year

The lowest tuition rates at New Jersey pastry schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Mercer County Community College - located in Princeton Junction, students are charged $3,048 per year
  2. Brookdale Community College - located in Lincroft, students are charged $3,527 per year
  3. Burlington County College - located in Pemberton, students are charged $3,615 per year

A pastry certificate from a New Jersey school... what next?

A large number of New Jersey pastry graduates become pastry chefs. In 2010, there were 3,600 pastry chefs working in New Jersey. In New Jersey, the largest numbers of pastry chefs work in the following counties:

  1. Middlesex County - 900 pastry chefs
  2. Essex County - 860 pastry chefs
  3. Burlington County - 270 pastry chefs

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of pastry chefs in the state of New Jersey will shrink to 3,800. This would require a -9% decline in the profession.

Salary

A pastry chef in New Jersey earns $28,890 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. pastry chefs in New Jersey had varying salaries from $15,840 to $55,760 per year in 2010. A pastry chef in the following New Jersey counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Middlesex County - $33,200 per year
  2. Cumberland County - $32,150 per year
  3. Atlantic County - $28,180 per year

The following counties in New Jersey have the lowest average salaries for pastry chefs:

  1. Mercer County - $24,590 per year
  2. Essex County - $24,770 per year
  3. Cape May County - $26,290 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in pastry in New Jersey 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 New Jersey

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,393 miles from location Brookdale Community College Lincroft NJ 14.4833 n/a 15,639
5,415 miles from location Burlington County College Pemberton NJ 11.7128 n/a 9,693
5,419 miles from location Mercer County Community College Princeton Junction NJ 10.9855 n/a 9,621
5,394 miles from location Hudson County Community College Jersey City NJ 8.43331 n/a 8,682
 

Curious what studying Pastry gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Bakers + 3,600 $28,890 -25.9%
2
Chefs and Head Cooks + 1,990 $61,960 -31.8%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are pastry related jobs in New Jersey