Early Childhood Education Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

Early Childhood Education faculty can choose to work at one of 3 early childhood education schools in Columbia. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in early childhood education in the city of Columbia, which encompasses 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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Early Childhood Education Employment

Columbia 5,010
South Carolina 26,730

Exactly 5,010 of South Carolina's 26,730 early childhood education professionals work in Columbia. The number of early childhood education professionals in Columbia has grown by 12% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of early childhood education professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Early Childhood Education employment growth

27,150 28,900 29,760 28,220 26,730
4,480 4,700 5,110 4,980 5,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Early Childhood Education VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$35,490 $39,613 $40,570 $40,900 $43,700
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Early Childhood Education in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In Columbia, salaries for early childhood education professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $43,700 per year was earned by early childhood education professionals in Columbia. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for early childhood education professionals in Columbia was $35,490 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$28,660
25th percentile
$33,910
50th percentile
$41,067
75th percentile
$52,700
90th percentile
$64,847

Early childhood education professionals in Columbia make a median yearly salary of $41,067. The difference in pay between the early childhood education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 126%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,660 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $64,847 per year.

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

Early Childhood Education
$43,700
Special Education
$50,690
Elementary Education
$60,283
Educational Leadership
$92,753

Columbia early childhood education professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Early Childhood Education schools in Columbia

3

There are 3 accredited early childhood education schools in the city. Many of Columbia's early childhood education professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Early Childhood Education Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total5

There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in early childhood education offered by Columbia's early childhood education schools.

Student Completed Early Childhood Education Degrees In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
116
master
26
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total143

Approximately 143 students graduated from early childhood education courses in 2010.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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