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Early Childhood Education Schools in Washington

2,562 students earned Child development degrees in Washington in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Early Childhood Education is the 1st most popular major out of a total 76 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Washington

Child development majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,642
Bachelor’s Degree 355
Associate’s Degree 345
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 220
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 220

Gender Distribution

In Washington, a child development major is more popular with women than with men.

Early Childhood Education Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of child development majors in Washington is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.2%
  • Black or African American: 4.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 26.2%
  • White: 46.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.7%
  • Other Races: 13.7%
Early Childhood Education Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Washington

In this state, there are 18,920 people employed in jobs related to a child development degree, compared to 555,680 nationwide.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a child development grad in the state is $32,960, compared to a typical salary of $34,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 38 colleges in Washington that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

178 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,620 Total Students

37% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. 97% of the teachers are full time.

155 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,576 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.80%. 79% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.26 years to graduate.

142 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,280 Total Students

66% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,400 a year.

134 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,693 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 42% get financial aid. A typical student attending North Seattle will pay a net price of $4,516. 99% of the teachers are full time.

#5

Highline College

Des Moines
132 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,310 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,200 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,129. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

128 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,131 Total Students

A typical student attending Big Bend Community College will pay a net price of $7,001. 73% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

125 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,377 Total Students

In their early career, Bates Technical College grads earn an average salary of $28,600. 99% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,906.

#8

Centralia College

Centralia
115 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,077 Total Students

A typical student attending Centralia College will pay a net price of $6,565. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,000 a year.

#9

Olympic College

Bremerton
114 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,278 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $5,368. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 47% of students receive it. In their early career, OC grads earn an average salary of $26,600.

104 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,650 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,293. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid.

Early Childhood Education Careers in WA

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Kindergarten Teachers 18% $63,350
Preschool Teachers 17% $31,530

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to child development.

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Elementary Education 931
Teacher Education 313
Teacher Development & Methodology 194
Secondary Education 178
Adult & Continuing Education 39
Montessori Teacher Education 1

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