Milwaukee, WI (population: 606,508) has two early childhood education schools within its city limits. Wisconsin Lutheran College, the highest ranked school in the city with an early 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 early childhood education programs in Milwaukee, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of early childhood education professors at Wisconsin Lutheran College such as Ray Dusseau.
Early Childhood Education students from Milwaukee schools who go on to become early childhood educators, preschool teachers, kindergarten teachers, early childhood teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,140 people working as education administrators, preschool and child care center/program alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,170. Also, Elementary school teachers make on average $53,150 per year and there are about 1,544,300 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area alone, there are 8,530 employed elementary school teachers earning an average salary of $56,370. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this area earn $51,530/yr and there are 440 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 0.533 out of every 1000 jobs in Milwaukee are held by education administrators, preschool and child care center/program, and 10.438/1000 are held by elementary school teachers.
Of the 2 early 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 early 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|