River Grove has a general population of 10,668 and an overall student population of 15,706. Approximately 15,706 of River Grove's students are enrolled in schools that offer pastry programs.
The largest pastry school in River Grove, by student population, is Triton College. In 2010, Triton College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in pastry.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in pastry from pastry schools in River Grove in 2010. In 2009 tuition at pastry schools in River Grove was $2,410 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,154 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a pastry program in River Grove.
Many pastry graduates choose to work as pastry chefs after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in River Grove, your job prospects are not very good. There were 9,020 pastry chefs working in Illinois and 5,040 working in the greater River Grove area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of pastry chefs is expected to decrease by 0% in River Grove. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for pastry chefs.
As a pastry chef in River Grove, you can expect to make an average salary of $23,690 per year. This is higher than the average salary for pastry chefs in the state.