Madison, WI (population: 237,838) has one child care school within its city limits. Madison Area Technical College has a total student population of 16,610. It is the 4840th highest ranked school in the USA and the 82nd highest in the state of Wisconsin (#1 is University of Wisconsin-Madison).
Child Care students from Madison schools who go on to become child care professionals, child care workers, nannies, day care specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 595,650 people working as child care workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $20,940. Also, Child, family, and school social workers make on average $43,540 per year and there are about 277,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Madison area alone, there are 690 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average salary of $47,580. Child care workers in this area earn $21,430/yr and there are 1,440 employed.
Madison lies in Dane county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Madison area has 329,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $21.23/hr average worker wage, and a $44,150 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.370 out of every 1000 jobs in Madison are held by child care workers, and 2.091/1000 are held by child, family, and school social workers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Madison Area Technical College ends up costing a student $9,970/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Madison|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||67.1 miles|
|West Allis||WI||59,345||1||16.5935||7||68.9 miles|
|Crystal Lake||IL||42,672||3||24.3677||64||79.8 miles|
|West Dundee||IL||-||1||23.2604||5||88.3 miles|
|Wisconsin Rapids||WI||-||1||14.8847||67||92.7 miles|
|Hoffman Estates||IL||54,568||1||19.0736||10||95.0 miles|