Elementary Education in Wisconsin

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Schools Offering Elementary Education Programs in Wisconsin


Around 0.8% of Wisconsin's graduates graduate from elementary education degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 1,366 elementary educators graduate from Wisconsin's 27 elementary education schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Wisconsin with a elementary education program is University of Wisconsin-Madison, which is located in Madison. In 2010, it was ranked 12th nationwide. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-Madison graduated 87 students from its elementary education program. Students at University of Wisconsin-Madison paid $8,983 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Wisconsin with a elementary education program is Marquette University, which is located in Milwaukee. In 2010, it was ranked 25th nationwide. In 2010, 9 students graduated from Marquette University elementary education program. Students at Marquette University paid $30,462 per year in tuition fees.

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, which was ranked 25th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a elementary education program. It is located in Whitewater. 122 students graduated with degree in elementary education from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater was $6,836 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Wisconsin elementary education school, average tuition will be $16,572 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $6,619 per year to $30,462 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Wisconsin elementary education schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Marquette University - located in Milwaukee, students are charged $30,462 per year
  2. Carthage College - located in Kenosha, students are charged $29,750 per year
  3. Saint Norbert College - located in De Pere, students are charged $28,043 per year

The following Wisconsin elementary education schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. University of Wisconsin-Parkside - located in Kenosha, students are charged $6,619 per year
  2. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh - located in Oshkosh, students are charged $6,680 per year
  3. University of Wisconsin-Platteville - located in Platteville, students are charged $6,772 per year

An elementary education degree from a Wisconsin school... what next?

A large number of Wisconsin elementary education graduates become elementary educators. Wisconsin had 28,070 elementary educators in 2010. The largest populations of Wisconsin elementary educators are working in the following counties:

  1. Milwaukee County - 9,230 elementary educators
  2. Columbia County - 3,040 elementary educators
  3. Barron County - 2,020 elementary educators

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of elementary educators in the state of Wisconsin will grow to 33,690. This would require a 4% growth in the profession.

Salary

An elementary educator in Wisconsin makes an average of $52,110 per year. In 2010, however, some Wisconsin elementary educators earned as little as less than $28,210 per year or as much as more than $81,880 per year. An elementary educator in the following Wisconsin counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Marathon County - $58,370 per year
  2. Milwaukee County - $56,230 per year
  3. Calumet County - $53,510 per year

The following counties in Wisconsin have the lowest average salaries for elementary educators:

  1. Buffalo County - $46,050 per year
  2. Racine County - $48,270 per year
  3. Columbia County - $48,290 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in elementary education in Wisconsin and to compare salaries with various related fields such as ESL or early childhood education, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education in Wisconsin
  • Master's Degree in Elementary Education in Wisconsin

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,195 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison WI 87.6846 43% 41,654
6,153 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Oshkosh WI 30.0689 43% 13,192
6,120 miles from location Marquette University Milwaukee WI 75.2997 17% 11,689
6,299 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Eau Claire WI 34.9991 40% 11,216
6,161 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Whitewater WI 65.2906 43% 11,139
6,286 miles from location University of Wisconsin-La Crosse La Crosse WI 35.6184 39% 10,009
6,203 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Stevens Point WI 32.8408 41% 9,209
6,250 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Platteville Platteville WI 31.0842 51% 7,803
6,120 miles from location Concordia University-Wisconsin Mequon WI 27.8739 29% 7,178
6,354 miles from location University of Wisconsin-River Falls River Falls WI 30.5647 51% 6,728
6,119 miles from location Cardinal Stritch University Milwaukee WI 25.9018 41% 6,276
6,115 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Parkside Kenosha WI 20.6899 50% 5,303
6,124 miles from location Lakeland College Plymouth WI 54.9304 25% 3,932
6,135 miles from location Carroll University Waukesha WI 31.224 42% 3,403
6,287 miles from location Viterbo University La Crosse WI 24.5254 33% 3,282
6,114 miles from location Carthage College Kenosha WI 26.4568 15% 3,121
6,146 miles from location Marian University Fond Du Lac WI 22.4746 38% 2,841
0 miles from location Alverno College Milwaukee WI 22.69 53% 2,815
6,324 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Superior Superior WI 24.5193 42% 2,794
6,196 miles from location Edgewood College Madison WI 25.7999 33% 2,549
6,129 miles from location Saint Norbert College De Pere WI 31.6348 32% 2,175
6,126 miles from location Mount Mary College Milwaukee WI 22.2151 40% 1,925
6,161 miles from location Maranatha Baptist Bible College Watertown WI 28.9497 84% 849
6,125 miles from location Wisconsin Lutheran College Milwaukee WI 29.3357 40% 776
6,113 miles from location Silver Lake College Manitowoc WI 23.377 27% 704
6,131 miles from location Northland International University Dunbar WI 24.5619 n/a 615
6,266 miles from location Northland College Ashland WI 26.9705 30% 612
 

Curious what studying Elementary Education gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Wisconsin

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education + 28,070 $52,110 6.2%
2
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School + 3,370 $88,970 -4.8%
3
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education + 3,160 $47,410 16.6%
4
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School + 3,160 $51,130 -2.8%
 

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