Early Childhood Education Schools
In Columbia, Maryland

The city of Columbia has only one school where early childhood education faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the early childhood education academic community in Columbia, and the future trends. Academia in early childhood education includes early childhood education training at the early childhood education associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Maryland Early Childhood Education Employment

Columbia 19,560
Maryland 39,640

Of the 39,640 early childhood education professionals employed in Maryland, 19,560 work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of early childhood education professionals in Columbia has grown by 18%. As the employment for early childhood education professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. Maryland Early Childhood Education employment growth

35,570 38,950 42,780 43,940 39,640
16,560 18,550 20,230 21,430 19,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Early Childhood Education VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$42,580 $46,943 $47,603 $42,190 $42,083
$43,230 $45,220 $47,030 $48,670 $49,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Early Childhood Education in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

As the number of early childhood education professionals in Columbia has grown, salaries for early childhood education professionals have decreased. In 2010 Columbia early childhood education professionals earned an average yearly salary of $42,083. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for early childhood education professionals in Columbia was $42,580 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$25,930
25th percentile
$31,130
50th percentile
$37,298
75th percentile
$49,440
90th percentile
$63,528

Columbia early childhood education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $37,298. The difference in pay between the early childhood education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 145%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,930 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $63,528 per year.

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

Early Childhood Education
$42,083
Special Education
$61,280
Elementary Education
$63,130
Educational Leadership
$85,585

On average early childhood education professional salaries in Columbia are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Early Childhood Education schools in Columbia

1

Many of Columbia's early childhood education professionals are graduates of the only accredited early childhood education school in the city.

Early Childhood Education Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Columbia's early childhood education school offers one early childhood education degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Early Childhood Education Degrees In Columbia

associate
7
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total7

Approximately 7 students graduated from early childhood education courses in 2010.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Maryland

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