Every year approximately 101 students graduate with a degree in pastry from Colorado schools. If you too are interested in a career in pastry, Colorado has 2 pastry schools for you to choose from. Yearly tuition at pastry schools in Colorado for a certificate in pastry is $23,490 per year.
Colorado's largest pastry school, which is located in Denver, is Johnson & Wales University-Denver. Approximately 64 students graduated with a pastry certificate from Johnson & Wales University-Denver in 2009, which was 63% of the total state pastry graduates for that year. In 2009, tuition at Johnson & Wales University-Denver, was approximately $23,490 per year.
A majority of pastry graduates choose to work as pastry chefs. If after graduation, you are planning on working in Colorado, it is important to know that the job outlook for pastry graduates in the state is not very good. In Colorado, there are currently about 2,800 pastry chefs. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 1%, or to 2,850 pastry chefs.
As a pastry chef in Colorado you can expect to earn anywhere from less than $17,539 per year to more than $36,844 per year. Pastry Chefs in Colorado earn a median yearly salary of $24,647.