Early Childhood Education Schools In Connecticut

There are 7 accredited early childhood education schools in Connecticut for faculty who teach early childhood education classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the early childhood education academic community in Connecticut, and the future trends in early childhood education training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

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  2. Goodwin College

    One Riverside Drive, East Hartford, Connecticut 06118

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  3. Eastern Connecticut State University

    83 Windham St, Willimantic, Connecticut 06226

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  4. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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  5. Mitchell College

    437 Pequot Avenue, New London, Connecticut 06320

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  6. Post University

    800 Country Club Rd, Waterbury, Connecticut 06723

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  7. Saint Joseph College

    1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-2764

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

Connecticut 27,090
National 2,079,010

Of all of the early childhood education professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In Connecticut

28,450 29,230 28,930 28,670 27,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Connecticut, the field of early childhood education is shrinking. In 2010 there were 1,360 less early childhood education professionals working in Connecticut than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of early childhood education professionals has shrunk by 5%. 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 Connecticut

$46,670 $48,783 $50,205 $51,532 $53,005
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Early Childhood Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by early childhood education professionals is increasing in Connecticut. In 2006 early childhood education professionals made a mean salary of $46,670 per year, and in 2010 they made $53,005 per year.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$32,550
25th percentile
$39,752
50th percentile
$50,488
75th percentile
$63,155
90th percentile
$79,288

Thus, there was a 12% growth in early childhood education professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 144% pay differential between the highest paid early childhood education professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of early childhood education in Connecticut.

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

Early Childhood Education
$53,005
Educational Leadership
$89,742
Elementary Education
$77,685
Special Education
$69,300

In Connecticut, 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 Connecticut

associate
1
bachelor
7
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total13

The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited early childhood education schools in Connecticut is decreasing. In Connecticut, there were 88 graduates in 2006. And there were 22 graduates from early childhood education courses in 2010.

This represents a 75% decrease in the number of early childhood education degree or certificate school graduates in Connecticut state. Most of these graduates, or 54%, earned an bachelor's degree in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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