Milwaukee, WI (population: 606,508) has two childhood education schools within its city limits. Wisconsin Lutheran College, the highest ranked school in the city with a childhood education program, has a total student population of 776. It is the 2070th highest ranked school in the USA and the 30th highest in the state of Wisconsin (#1 is University of Wisconsin-Madison). To learn more about childhood education programs in Milwaukee, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of childhood education professors at Wisconsin Lutheran College such as Ray Dusseau.
Childhood Education students from Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area alone, there are 3,980 employed preschool teachers earning an average salary of $22,450. Kindergarten teachers in this area earn $46,360/yr and there are 650 employed.
Milwaukee lies in Milwaukee county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area has 817,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $21.19/hr average worker wage, and a $44,080 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.801 out of every 1000 jobs in Milwaukee are held by kindergarten teachers, and 4.868/1000 are held by preschool teachers.
Of the 2 childhood education schools in Milwaukee, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wisconsin Lutheran College comes out as the most expensive ($17,137/yr) for childhood education students, with Milwaukee Area Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $6,574/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Milwaukee|
|West Allis||WI||59,345||1||16.5935||7||4.6 miles|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||54.7 miles|
|Crystal Lake||IL||42,672||3||24.3677||64||60.3 miles|
|Arlington Heights||IL||73,268||1||24.4091||3||67.1 miles|
|West Dundee||IL||-||1||23.2604||5||68.4 miles|
|Mount Prospect||IL||52,994||2||36.9644||21||68.5 miles|
|Hoffman Estates||IL||54,568||1||19.0736||10||69.7 miles|
|Des Plaines||IL||57,512||1||11.0092||69||71.3 miles|
|Hanover Park||IL||-||1||22.3828||2||73.9 miles|