Milwaukee has a total population of 596,974 and a student population of 84,501. Of these students, 20,215 are enrolled in schools that offer pastry programs.
Milwaukee Area Technical College is the largest pastry school in Milwaukee, based on student population. In 2010, Milwaukee Area Technical College graduated approximately 4 students from its pastry program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a pastry certificate from one of Milwaukee's pastry schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,437 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,371 for pastry related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a pastry chef in Milwaukee, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 pastry chefs in Wisconsin were working in the greater Milwaukee area. Milwaukee's pastry chef workforce is projected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. 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 Milwaukee is $21,470 per year, which is lower than the average for pastry chefs state-wide.