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Schools Offering Early Childhood Education Programs in Washington State
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Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Washington State receive early childhood education degrees every year. That means an estimated 565 early childhood education professionals graduate from Washington State's 35 early childhood education schools each year.
The top-ranked school in Washington State with a early childhood education program is Washington State University, which is located in Pullman. In 2010, it was ranked 27th nationwide. no students graduated with a degree in early childhood education from Washington State University in 2010. Tuition at Washington State University was $9,489 per year.
Western Washington University, which was ranked 28th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Washington State that has a early childhood education program. It is located in Bellingham. In 2010, Western Washington University graduated 9 students from its early childhood education program. The tuition rate at Western Washington University was $6,858 per year.
The third-ranked school in Washington State that has a early childhood education program is Eastern Washington University. Eastern Washington University, which was ranked 41st in the country in 2010, is located in Cheney. 58 students graduated with degree in early childhood education from Eastern Washington University in 2010. Eastern Washington University charged in-state students $6,622 in tuition fees per year.
Early childhood education schools in Washington State, charge students an average tuition of $4,547 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $20,370 per year, or as little as $2,610 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Washington State early childhood education schools were charged at the following schools:
- Trinity Lutheran College - located in Everett, students are charged $20,370 per year
- Heritage University - located in Toppenish, students are charged $13,510 per year
- Washington State University - located in Pullman, students are charged $9,489 per year
The early childhood education schools in Washington State that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- Spokane Falls Community College - located in Spokane, students are charged $2,610 per year
- Renton Technical College - located in Renton, students are charged $2,785 per year
- Olympic College - located in Bremerton, students are charged $3,006 per year
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The largest populations of Washington State early childhood education professional are working in the following counties:
- King County - 13,240 early childhood education professionals
- Pierce County - 4,920 early childhood education professionals
- Yakima County - 2,090 early childhood education professionals
The government projects that the number of early childhood education professionals in Washington State will grow by 14%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 43,430 early childhood education professionals working in Washington State. The greatest growth for early childhood education professional is predicted to be amongst Preschool Teachers, who are expected to increase by 18% by 2018.
early childhood education professionals in Washington State make an average of $45,323 per year. However, Washington State early childhood education professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $18,270 per year to more than $77,540 per year in 2010. The counties in Washington State with the highest average salary for early childhood education professionals are:
- Pierce County - $48,137 per year
- King County - $47,267 per year
- Spokane County - $46,553 per year
Early childhood education professionals in the following counties in Washington State make the lowest salaries on average:
- Benton County - $39,130 per year
- Chelan County - $42,735 per year
- Cowlitz County - $42,990 per year
On average, the highest paid early childhood education professionals in Washington State were:
- Elementary School Teacher - $57,760 per year
- Kindergarten Teacher - $49,370 per year
- Preschool Teacher - $28,840 per year
On average, the lowest paid early childhood education professionals in Washington State were:
- Kindergarten Teacher - $49,370 per year
- Preschool Teacher - $28,840 per year
For more data regarding a career in early childhood education in Washington State and to compare salaries with various related fields such as early childhood education or , take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education in Washington State
- Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education in Washington State
- Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education in Washington State
- Certificate in Early Childhood Education in Washington State
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|7,487 miles from location||Washington State University||Pullman||WA||72.817||37%||26,101|
|7,660 miles from location||Western Washington University||Bellingham||WA||72.1677||38%||14,575|
|7,680 miles from location||Bellevue College||Bellevue||WA||15.3084||n/a||14,010|
|7,758 miles from location||Clark College||Vancouver||WA||13.9084||n/a||12,989|
|7,628 miles from location||Central Washington University||Ellensburg||WA||31.9043||40%||11,357|
|7,486 miles from location||Eastern Washington University||Cheney||WA||59.4272||49%||11,300|
|7,680 miles from location||Edmonds Community College||Lynnwood||WA||17.534||n/a||9,658|
|7,477 miles from location||Spokane Falls Community College||Spokane||WA||12.1295||n/a||9,555|
|7,670 miles from location||Everett Community College||Everett||WA||13.4947||n/a||8,313|
|7,689 miles from location||Green River Community College||Auburn||WA||15.7392||n/a||8,205|
|7,710 miles from location||Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom||Lakewood||WA||12.9816||n/a||8,188|
|7,686 miles from location||Seattle Community College-Central Campus||Seattle||WA||14.0982||n/a||7,774|
|7,701 miles from location||Olympic College||Bremerton||WA||11.8614||n/a||7,536|
|7,585 miles from location||Columbia Basin College||Pasco||WA||10.7425||n/a||6,978|
|7,692 miles from location||Highline Community College||Seattle||WA||16.5765||n/a||6,725|
|7,707 miles from location||Clover Park Technical College||Lakewood||WA||16.2384||n/a||6,573|
|7,684 miles from location||Seattle Community College-North Campus||Seattle||WA||12.2688||n/a||6,524|
|7,684 miles from location||Shoreline Community College||Seattle||WA||13.8462||n/a||6,277|
|7,662 miles from location||Skagit Valley College||Mount Vernon||WA||14.1008||n/a||5,676|
|7,729 miles from location||South Puget Sound Community College||Olympia||WA||13.4048||n/a||5,651|
|7,552 miles from location||Walla Walla Community College||Walla Walla||WA||17.3035||n/a||5,053|
|7,638 miles from location||Yakima Valley Community College||Yakima||WA||16.932||n/a||4,724|
|7,658 miles from location||Whatcom Community College||Bellingham||WA||13.7069||n/a||4,663|
|7,677 miles from location||Lake Washington Technical College||Kirkland||WA||9.52843||n/a||4,646|
|7,684 miles from location||Renton Technical College||Renton||WA||22.262||n/a||4,346|
|7,756 miles from location||Lower Columbia College||Longview||WA||16.7356||n/a||4,290|
|7,740 miles from location||Centralia College||Centralia||WA||18.6955||n/a||3,574|
|7,607 miles from location||Wenatchee Valley College||Wenatchee||WA||17.293||n/a||3,423|
|7,717 miles from location||Peninsula College||Port Angeles||WA||11.984||n/a||3,155|
|7,660 miles from location||Bellingham Technical College||Bellingham||WA||23.5145||n/a||2,864|
|7,769 miles from location||Grays Harbor College||Aberdeen||WA||13.4003||n/a||2,285|
|7,570 miles from location||Big Bend Community College||Moses Lake||WA||16.8914||n/a||2,169|
|7,638 miles from location||Heritage University||Toppenish||WA||12.0598||n/a||1,115|
|7,663 miles from location||Northwest Indian College||Bellingham||WA||12.8499||n/a||609|
|7,671 miles from location||Trinity Lutheran College||Everett||WA||25.7832||27%||113|
Curious what studying Early Childhood Education gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Washington State
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education +||27,390||$57,760||13.3%|
|Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education +||6,010||$28,840||9.1%|
|Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education +||2,350||$49,370||-15.8%|
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