Early Childhood Education Schools In Alabama

Alabama has 15 accredited early childhood education schools where early childhood education faculty who teach early childhood education classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the early childhood education academic community in Alabama, and the future trends in early childhood education training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Masters degree in Early Childhood Education
  • PhD degree in Early Childhood Education


Schools

  1. Alabama A & M University

    4900 Meridian St, Normal, Alabama 35762

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Alabama State University

    915 S Jackson Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36101-0271

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. The University of Alabama

    739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Athens State University

    300 N Beaty St, Athens, Alabama 35611

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Concordia College-Selma

    1804 Green St, Selma, Alabama 36701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Jacksonville State University

    700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, Alabama 36265

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. University of West Alabama

    Station One, Livingston, Alabama 35470

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Miles College

    5500 Myron Massey Blvd, Fairfield, Alabama 35064-2621

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. University of Mobile

    5735 College Parkway Drive, Mobile, Alabama 36613-2842

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. University of Montevallo

    Station 6001, Montevallo, Alabama 35115-6000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. University of South Alabama

    307 N University Blvd, Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Spring Hill College

    4000 Dauphin St, Mobile, Alabama 36608-1791

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Troy University

    University Avenue, Troy, Alabama 36082-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

Alabama 27,660
National 2,079,010

Of all of the early childhood education professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Alabama.

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In Alabama

25,920 26,660 25,610 26,510 27,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alabama, the field of early childhood education is growing. In 2010 there were 1,740 more early childhood education professionals working in Alabama than there were in 2006. This represents a 7% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for early childhood education professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of early childhood education professionals has shrunk by 0% between 2006 and 2010.

Early Childhood Education VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$36,213 $37,003 $39,960 $40,885 $42,835
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Early Childhood Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Alabama, as the number of early childhood education professionals is growing, the salaries earned by early childhood education professionals are increasing. Early childhood education professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $36,213 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $42,835 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$29,062
25th percentile
$33,832
50th percentile
$39,900
75th percentile
$50,732
90th percentile
$61,712

Thus, early childhood education professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Alabama state, within the field of early childhood education, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid early childhood education professionals earn 112% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Early childhood education professionals and related professions in Alabama

Early Childhood Education
$42,835
Educational Leadership
$79,195
Elementary Education
$55,280
Special Education
$48,843

Early childhood education professionals in Alabama earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Early Childhood Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
0
bachelor
14
master
11
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total26

The number of students graduating from the 15 accredited early childhood education schools in Alabama is decreasing. In Alabama, there were 484 graduates in 2006. And there were 334 graduates from early childhood education courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 31% percent decrease in the number of early childhood education school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama. A majority of these graduates, or 54%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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