With an overall population of 45,054 and a student population of 6,029, approximately 1,383 of Kirkland students attend one of Kirkland's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Kirkland, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Northwest University. In 2010, Northwest University graduated approximately 11 students with credentials in elementary education.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Kirkland in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,994 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,724 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $25,684.
If you decide to work as an elementary educator in Kirkland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 28,480 elementary educators in Washington State, 9,660 were working in the greater Kirkland area. The government projects that the number of elementary educators in Kirkland will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Kirkland is $59,070 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.