There are 2 pastry schools in Charlotte, North Carolina. Charlotte has a general population of 540,828 and an overall student population of 52,415. Approximately 21,816 of Charlotte's students are enrolled in schools that offer pastry programs.
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte is the largest pastry school in Charlotte, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 110 students graduated from the Pastry program at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte.
In 2010, 110 students graduated with a pastry degree from one of Charlotte's pastry schools. In 2009 tuition at pastry schools in Charlotte was $12,644 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,347 for pastry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,249 per year, on average, for room and board at Charlotte-based pastry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,086.
Many pastry graduates choose to work as pastry chefs after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Charlotte, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 pastry chefs in North Carolina were working in the greater Charlotte area. By the year 2018, the number of pastry chefs is expected to decrease by 0% in Charlotte. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for pastry chefs.
As a pastry chef in Charlotte, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,760 per year. This is higher than the average salary for pastry chefs in the state.
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