Professional Baker

Our Professional Baker program trains students in the fundamentals of professional baking. Students will have hands-on training learning to bake a wide assortment of desserts, as well as basic decorating techniques.

Students who complete the program will have the opportunity to work in an innovative, artistic, and sweet field. Jobs are available at specialty bake shops, supermarkets, discount chains, delicatessens and more! 

The Professional Baker program costs approximately $1,627          Entry-level salary for bakers starts at $21,788/yr ($10.47/hr)          The Professional Baker program takes 3 months to complete

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Professional Baker Program Checklist

Gainful Employment Information


2019–2020 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.

Part-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time Status
8/19/2019 11/11/2019 M–Th 12:00pm–4:00pm Closed
11/4/2019 2/13/2020 M–Th 12:00pm–4:00pm Closed
2/5/2020 5/6/2020 M–Th 12:00pm–4:00pm  
4/27/2020 7/16/2020 M–Th 12:00pm–4:00pm  


Program Cost

  • Total Credit Hours: 10
  • Estimated In-State Tuition Cost: $1,627 (books may add to your final cost)


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Earning Potential

Occupation Projected Job Growth 2014-2024 10% Wage 25% Wage Median Wage 90% Wage
Baker 24% 9.10/hr ($18,920/yr)

10.02/hr ($20,850/yr)

11.63/hr ($24,180/yr)

19.49/hr ($40,540/yr)

Wage information is based on the O*NET Online Occupational Database and Career One Stop for the Denver Metro Area. Entry-level employees can expect wages between the 10% and 25% rates in the first 1-3 years in a job. The 90% Wage is typical of someone who has been working in the occupation for 7 years or more. 

*Salary is not guaranteed and should be used as a guideline only. 


To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Baker
  • Pastry chef


What types of companies might hire me?

  • Caterers
  • Country clubs
  • Cruise ships
  • Delis
  • Grocery stores
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels
  • Nursing homes
  • Resorts
  • Restaurants
  • Schools

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020
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Emily's Cafe is a product of our Culinary Arts Program. Our entrees are ordered, created, prepared, and served by our Culinary Arts students.


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