Elementary Education Schools In Washington State

Elementary Education classes faculty can choose to work at one of 21 accredited elementary education schools in Washington State. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of elementary education and elementary education training in Washington State, which includes elementary education training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Elementary Education
  • Bachelors degree in Elementary Education
  • Masters degree in Elementary Education


Schools

  1. Bellevue College

    3000 Landerholm Cir SE, Bellevue, Washington 98007-6484

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  2. Central Washington University

    400 East University Way, Ellensburg, Washington 98926-7501

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  3. City University of Seattle

    11900 NE First Street, Bellevue, Washington 98005

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  4. Eastern Washington University

    526 5th Street, Cheney, Washington 99004-2496

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  5. Edmonds Community College

    20000 68th Ave W, Lynnwood, Washington 98036-5912

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  6. Green River Community College

    12401 SE 320th St, Auburn, Washington 98092-3622

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  7. Heritage University

    3240 Fort Rd, Toppenish, Washington 98948

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  8. Northwest University

    5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, Washington 98083-0579

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  9. Pacific Lutheran University

    1010 122nd St So, Tacoma, Washington 98447-0003

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  10. Saint Martin's University

    5300 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey, Washington 98503-7500

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  11. Seattle Community College-Central Campus

    1701 Broadway Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98122

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  12. South Puget Sound Community College

    2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia, Washington 98512-6292

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  13. Spokane Community College

    1810 North Greene Street, Spokane, Washington 99217-5399

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  14. Spokane Falls Community College

    3410 W Fort George Wright Dr, Spokane, Washington 99224-5288

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  15. Tacoma Community College

    6501 S 19th St, Tacoma, Washington 98466-6100

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  16. Walla Walla Community College

    500 Tausick Way, Walla Walla, Washington 99362-9267

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  17. Walla Walla University

    204 S College Ave, College Place, Washington 99324-1198

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  18. Washington State University

    French Administration Building, Pullman, Washington 99164-5910

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  19. Western Washington University

    516 High St, Bellingham, Washington 98225-9008

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  20. Whitworth University

    300 W Hawthorne Rd, Spokane, Washington 99251

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  21. Cascadia Community College

    18345 Campus Way NE, Bothell, Washington 98011-8205

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Elementary Education Employment

Washington State 36,730
National 2,108,120

Of all of the elementary education professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for Elementary education professionals In Washington State

34,370 34,540 34,210 35,110 36,730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington State, elementary education is a growing field. In 2010 there were 2,360 more elementary education professionals working in Washington State than there were in 2006. Thus, in Washington State, this field has grown by 7% in four years. This is faster than the trend for elementary education professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of elementary education professionals has shrunk by 0% between 2006 and 2010.

Elementary Education VS. All Professions salaries in Washington State

$56,623 $59,440 $62,042 $63,310 $65,312
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Elementary Education
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As the number of elementary education professionals is growing, the salaries paid to elementary education professionals are increasing in Washington State. Elementary education professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $56,623 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $65,312 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Elementary education professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$45,842
25th percentile
$55,402
50th percentile
$66,502
75th percentile
$77,282
90th percentile
$84,880

Thus, there was a 13% growth in elementary education professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 85% pay differential between the highest paid elementary education professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of elementary education in Washington State.

Average Salaries for Elementary education professionals and related professions in Washington State

Early Childhood Education
$45,323
Educational Leadership
$87,687
Elementary Education
$65,312
Special Education
$56,987
Teaching
$67,340
Visual Communications
$49,140

In Washington State, elementary education professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Elementary Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington State

associate
10
bachelor
9
master
7
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total26

As the number of elementary education professionals is increasing in Washington State state, the number of students graduating from the 21 accredited elementary education schools in Washington State state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 943 elementary education graduates from elementary education courses in Washington State and in 2010 there were 749 graduates.

Thus there was a 21% percent decrease in the number of elementary education school degree or certificate graduates in Washington State. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned a associate's degree in elementary education.

Elementary Education Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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