Early Childhood Education Schools In Alaska

There are 3 accredited early childhood education schools in Alaska for faculty who teach early childhood education classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in early childhood education in the state of Alaska, which encompasses early childhood education training at the following levels:

  • Early Childhood Education Certificate
  • Associates degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education


Schools

  1. University of Alaska Anchorage

    3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

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  2. University of Alaska Fairbanks

    505 South Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-7500

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  3. University of Alaska Southeast

    11120 Glacier Highway, Juneau, Alaska 99801-8697

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

Alaska 5,110
National 2,079,010

Of all of the early childhood education professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Alaska state.

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In Alaska

4,960 4,930 5,100 5,030 5,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alaska, early childhood education is a growing field. There were 150 more early childhood education professionals working in Alaska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of early childhood education has grown by 3% in Alaska. This growth is faster than the national trend for early childhood education professionals which shows a 0% decrease in the number of early childhood education professionals working around the nation.

Early Childhood Education VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$44,290 $45,553 $45,885 $50,530 $51,740
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Early Childhood Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Alaska, 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 $44,290 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $51,740 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Alaska

10th percentile
$33,378
25th percentile
$39,895
50th percentile
$49,325
75th percentile
$59,555
90th percentile
$75,325

This represents a 14% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Alaska state, within the field of early childhood education, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid early childhood education professionals earn 126% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

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

Early Childhood Education
$51,740
Educational Leadership
$79,725
Elementary Education
$77,192
Special Education
$69,880

In Alaska, early childhood education professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
3
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total9

As the number of early childhood education professionals is increasing in Alaska state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited early childhood education schools in Alaska state is also increasing. In Alaska, there were 17 graduates in 2006. And there were 28 graduates from early childhood education courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 65% percent increase in the number of early childhood education school degree or certificate graduates in Alaska. 44% of these graduates received an associate's degree in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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