With an overall population of 9,706 and a student population of 4,266, approximately 4,266 of Pinehurst students attend one of Pinehurst's schools that offer pastry programs.
Of the 1 pastry schools in Pinehurst, the largest pastry school, by student population, is Sandhills Community College. In 2010, Sandhills Community College graduated approximately 7 students from its pastry program.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a pastry degree in Pinehurst. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,697 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,024 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a pastry program in Pinehurst.
If you plan on staying in Pinehurst after graduating from pastry school, you should know that job prospects for pastry chefs in Pinehurst, which is the most popular pastry profession, are not very good. There were 3,610 pastry chefs working in North Carolina and 210 working in the greater Pinehurst area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of pastry chefs is expected to decrease by 0% in Pinehurst. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for pastry chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a pastry chef in Pinehurst is $23,160 per year, which is higher than the average for pastry chefs state-wide.