My Career Guide

By Eva Orbock

Career 1: Pattern Maker

The pattern maker must be creative and be able to come up with designs that people would buy.


The average pattern maker will make between $25,000 and $50,000 a year.


Most companies require that you have a General Educational Development (GED) credential and some experience in the fashion industry or a high school diploma.

Career 2: Pastry Chefs

A pastry chef must be well educated in baking and cooking.


The average pastry chef makes between $30,000 and $50,000 a year.


The requirements of a pasty chef vary depending on if you work for restaurant or a shop. Restaurants will require that you have more experience, while if you work in a shop you are required to have less.

Management Consultant

Management Consultants must be good problem solvers and work well with people.


The average Management Consultant makes around $86,000 annually.


The requirements to become a Management Consultant are you must have a degree in something analytical or numerical. Some helpful degree areas are engineering, economics, mathematics, finance, or businesses.