Seattle, WA (population: 614,214) has one childhood education school within its city limits. Seattle Community College-North Campus has a total student population of 6,524. It is the 5267th highest ranked school in the USA and the 91st highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus). To learn more about childhood education programs in Seattle, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of childhood education professors at Seattle Community College such as Tom Drummond, and Pappi Tomas.
Childhood Education students from Seattle schools who go on to become childhood educators, preschool teachers, kindergarten teachers, special education teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 181,810 people working as kindergarten teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,380. Also, Preschool teachers make on average $27,450 per year and there are about 389,660 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area alone, there are 3,220 employed preschool teachers earning an average salary of $30,770. Kindergarten teachers in this area earn $51,590/yr and there are 950 employed.
Seattle lies in King county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area has 1,404,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $25.60/hr average worker wage, and a $53,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.673 out of every 1000 jobs in Seattle are held by kindergarten teachers, and 2.294/1000 are held by preschool teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle Community College-North Campus ends up costing a student $7,946/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Seattle|
|Federal Way||WA||84,659||2||22.1387||18||21.4 miles|
|South Hill||WA||63,243||0||-||0||33.4 miles|