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Schools Offering Pastry Programs in Wisconsin

Each year, approximately 0.0% of Wisconsin graduates receive certificates in pastry. In other words, every year an estimated 4 pastry chefs graduate from Wisconsin's 2 pastry schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a pastry program is Milwaukee Area Technical College. Milwaukee Area Technical College, which was ranked 78th in the country in 2010, is located in Milwaukee. 2 students graduated with a certificate in pastry from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 2010. Tuition at Milwaukee Area Technical College was $3,620 per year.

Madison Area Technical College, which was ranked 85th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a pastry program. It is located in Madison. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Madison Area Technical College pastry program. The tuition rate at Madison Area Technical College was $3,433 per year.


Tuition at Wisconsin's pastry schools ranges from $3,620 per year to $3,433 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,527 per year. The Wisconsin pastry schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Milwaukee Area Technical College - located in Milwaukee, students are charged $3,620 per year
  2. Madison Area Technical College - located in Madison, students are charged $3,433 per year

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

  1. Madison Area Technical College - located in Madison, students are charged $3,433 per year
  2. Milwaukee Area Technical College - located in Milwaukee, students are charged $3,620 per year

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

Most people who graduate from pastry school in Wisconsin go on to work as a pastry chef. If you decide to work as a pastry chef in Wisconsin, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 3,140 Wisconsin pastry chefs as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Wisconsin pastry chefs:

  1. Milwaukee County - 980 pastry chefs
  2. Columbia County - 300 pastry chefs
  3. Adams County - 240 pastry chefs

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 3,460 pastry chefs will be working in Wisconsin state. This would require the number of pastry chefs to shrink by -3%.


A pastry chef in Wisconsin earns $22,810 per year on average. But, salaries for pastry chefs can vary. In 2010, pastry chefs made as little as less than $15,550 per year or as much as more than $36,000 per year in Wisconsin. The counties in Wisconsin with the highest average salary for a pastry chef are:

  1. Fond du Lac County - $26,030 per year
  2. Marathon County - $24,950 per year
  3. Sheboygan County - $23,510 per year

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

  1. Winnebago County - $20,030 per year
  2. Calumet County - $21,650 per year
  3. Racine County - $21,830 per year

More Information

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

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  • Certificate in Pastry in Wisconsin

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Bakers 3,140 $22,810 -9.8%
Chefs and Head Cooks 1,940 $38,110 -32.2%

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