Pastry in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Pastry Programs in New Mexico


Each year, approximately 0.1% of New Mexico graduates receive certificates in pastry. That means an estimated 37 pastry chefs graduate from New Mexico's 2 pastry schools each year.

Top Schools

Navajo Technical College, which was ranked 69th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a pastry program. It is located in Crownpoint. no students graduated with a certificate in pastry from Navajo Technical College in 2010. Students at Navajo Technical College paid $1,620 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in New Mexico that has a pastry program is Central New Mexico Community College. Central New Mexico Community College, which was ranked 89th in the country in 2010, is located in Albuquerque. In 2010, 32 students graduated from Central New Mexico Community College pastry program. Students at Central New Mexico Community College paid $1,812 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of New Mexico's pastry schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,716 per year, though tuition can range from $1,812 per year to $1,620 per year. In 2010, the pastry schools that charged the highest tuition rates in New Mexico were:

  1. Central New Mexico Community College - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $1,812 per year
  2. Navajo Technical College - located in Crownpoint, students are charged $1,620 per year

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

  1. Navajo Technical College - located in Crownpoint, students are charged $1,620 per year
  2. Central New Mexico Community College - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $1,812 per year

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

Most people who graduate from pastry school in New Mexico go on to work as a pastry chef. 700 pastry chefs were working in New Mexico in 2010. The New Mexico counties with the largest populations of pastry chefs are:

  1. Bernalillo County - 350 pastry chefs
  2. Santa Fe County - 100 pastry chefs
  3. Chaves County - 70 pastry chefs

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of pastry chefs in the state of New Mexico will grow to 1,070. This would require a 8% growth in the profession.

Salary

A pastry chef in New Mexico earns $22,970 per year on average. However, New Mexico pastry chefs earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,890 per year to more than $32,730 per year in 2010. A pastry chef in the following New Mexico counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Santa Fe County - $24,970 per year
  2. Bernalillo County - $24,140 per year
  3. San Juan County - $22,030 per year

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

  1. Catron County - $17,370 per year
  2. Cibola County - $18,710 per year
  3. Dona Ana County - $20,340 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,162 miles from location Central New Mexico Community College Albuquerque NM 11.3262 n/a 27,999
7,239 miles from location Navajo Technical College Crownpoint NM 31.2529 n/a 751
 

Curious what studying Pastry gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Bakers + 700 $22,970 7.7%
2
Chefs and Head Cooks + 480 $37,530 -40.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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