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Career Options & Resources

What Kind of Salary Can I Expect?

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Baker

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Chef & Head Cook

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Job Growth

26% (Much faster than average)

Source: Colorado Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Students that pursue degrees beyond PPCC, may also consider advanced careers in fields such as:

Career Summary Report

There are numerous professional organizations that represent the Culinary industry in which students may find more information regarding accounting careers and professional support.

  • American Culinary Federation - Promotes the professional image of current and future chefs and pastry chefs through educational resources, certification, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation.

  • National Restaurant Association - A restaurant industry business association in the United States, representing more than 380,000 restaurant locations.

  • Bread Bakers Guild of America - A non-profit alliance of professional bakers, farmers, millers, suppliers, educators, students, home bakers, technical experts, bakery owners, and managers.

Finding work in your field (or any field) can be challenging for anyone. Here are some resources that you can use to find a career that suits you and build a resume to win a job.

  • Pikes Peak Workforce Center Website - A comprehensive resource that offers job search assistance, resume preparation, and other career-related services for job seekers in the Pikes Peak region. 

  • Robert Half Research and Insights - A widely respected human resources consulting firm - Robert Half research and insights can give you industry respected tips and advice for job searches and resumes.

  • PPCC Career Services - The college's portal for students and employers to post and search for jobs. You may also visit the PPCC Jobs website for on-campus student employment opportunities.

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