Phoenix has a general population of 1,321,045 and an overall student population of 88,854. Approximately 12,164 of Phoenix's students are enrolled in schools that offer pastry programs.
Phoenix College is the largest pastry school in Phoenix, based on student population. In 2010, Phoenix College graduated approximately 1 students from its pastry program.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in pastry in Phoenix in 2010. In 2009 tuition at pastry schools in Phoenix was $1,734 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for pastry related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Phoenix after graduating from pastry school, you should know that job prospects for pastry chefs in Phoenix, which is the most popular pastry profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 3,560 pastry chefs in Arizona. Of these pastry chefs, 2,330 were working in the greater Phoenix area. The government projects that the number of pastry chefs in Phoenix will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for pastry chefs.
As a pastry chef in Phoenix, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,500 per year. This is higher than the average salary for pastry chefs in the state.