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Elementary Education Schools in Washington

931 students earned Elementary Teaching degrees in Washington in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Elementary Education is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 76 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in Washington

Elementary Teaching majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 667
Master’s Degree 238
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 25
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

In Washington, a elementary teaching major is more popular with women than with men.

Elementary Education Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of elementary teaching majors in Washington is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.7%
  • Black or African American: 1.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.3%
  • White: 69.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 9.1%
Elementary Education Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in Washington

26,900 people in the state and 1,410,970 in the nation are employed in jobs related to elementary teaching.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in Washington

In this state, elementary teaching grads earn an average of $65,180. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,200.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 27 colleges in Washington that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

312 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
12,342 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.58 years. In their early career, CWU grads earn an average salary of $36,900. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid.

183 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,478 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.45 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $15,768. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

#3

Heritage University

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88 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
980 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $30,200 after graduation. An average student at Heritage University will pay a net price of $9,361.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,400 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,001. 79% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
12,633 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.10%. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Graduates earn an average $34,600 after graduation.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
2,776 Total Students

The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at Whitworth. This private school has an average net price of $27,087. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
5,354 Total Students

In their early career, UW Tacoma grads earn an average salary of $44,900. 83% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.22 years.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
16,121 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $35,400 after graduation. The average student takes 4.50 years to complete their degree at WWU. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
1,607 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,600 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 49%. Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
3,207 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 64%. Graduates earn an average $36,200 after graduation.

Elementary Education Careers in WA

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 18% $65,780

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to elementary teaching.

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Early Childhood Education 2,562
Teacher Education 313
Teacher Development & Methodology 194
Secondary Education 178
Adult & Continuing Education 39
Montessori Teacher Education 1

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