Early Childhood Education Career Outlook

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WITC Early Childhood Education Graduate Survey Responses 2017-2018

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Employed in a Related Field


WITC Early Childhood Education Graduate Survey Responses 2017-2018

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$15,000 - $35,357

Range of Yearly Salary

WITC Early Childhood Education Graduate Survey Responses 2017-2018





Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Infant or Toddler Caregiver

Infant or Toddler Caregivers attend to the basic needs of children, such as dressing, bathing, feeding and overseeing play. 

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Program Director/Administrator

Program Directors or Administrators supervise and lead their staff, design program plans, oversee daily activities and prepare budgets. They are responsible for all aspects of their center’s program.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Child Care Teacher

  • Infant or Toddler Caregiver

  • Early Childhood Special Needs Assistant

  • Program Director/Administrator

  • Public School Teacher Aide/Assistant

  • Head Start Teacher/Assistant

  • Preschool Teacher

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Early Childhood Education associate degree at WITC, you can transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Articulation Agreements

The Early Childhood Education/E-CHiLD program at WITC has articulation agreements with Ashford University+, Cardinal Stritch University+, Concordia University+, Franklin University, Lakeland University+, Northland College+, UW-La Crosse+, UW-Oshkosh+, UW-Milwaukee+, UW-Parkside+, UW-River Falls+, UW-Stevens Point+, UW-Stout+, UW-Superior+, UW-Whitewater+. 

The colleges listed above have developed an associate degree to bachelor degree Articulation Agreement with WITC (those with a + have an agreement related to the Early Childhood Education Program and/or similar programs such as Elementary Education and Human Development & Family Studies); other colleges may accept WITC credits upon a transcript review.

Hear From Graduates

"I wouldn’t be the person I am today without WITC. At WITC, I got lead teacher experiences and actually planned curriculum. I know I’m pursuing the right career. Those hands-on experiences helped me realize I have a 'fire in my belly' for early childhood education.”

Stephanie Perry, WITC Early Childhood Education Graduate


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