Early Childhood Education Schools In Florida

In Florida, there are 29 accredited schools where early childhood education classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of early childhood education and early childhood education training in Florida, which includes 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
  • PhD degree in Early Childhood Education


Schools

  1. Barry University

    11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33161-6695

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Central Florida

    4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32816

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

    Tallahassee, Florida 32307

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Florida State College at Jacksonville

    501 W State St, Jacksonville, Florida 32202

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Florida International University

    11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, Florida 33199

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Florida Southern College

    111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, Florida 33801-5698

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Florida State University

    222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1037

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. University of Florida

    355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-3115

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center

    750 NW 20 Street, Miami, Florida 33127

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. University of Miami

    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. University of North Florida

    1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32224-2645

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Nova Southeastern University

    3301 College Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Orlando Tech

    301 W Amelia Street, Orlando, Florida 32801-1197

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Robert Morgan Educational Center

    18180 SW 122nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33177

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Sheridan Technical Center

    5400 Sheridan St, Hollywood, Florida 33021

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. University of South Florida-Main Campus

    4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, Florida 33620-9951

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Southeastern University

    1000 Longfellow Blvd, Lakeland, Florida 33801-6034

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Tom P Haney Technical Center

    3016 Hwy 77, Panama City, Florida 32405

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Rasmussen College-Florida

    2221 SW 19th Avenue Road, Ocala, Florida 34471-7751

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. The University of West Florida

    11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, Florida 32514-5750

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. Withlacoochee Technical Institute

    1201 W Main St, Inverness, Florida 34450-4696

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  22. Southwest Florida College

    1685 Medical Lane, Fort Myers, Florida 33907-1108

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. University of Phoenix-Central Florida Campus

    2290 Lucien Way, Suite 400, Maitland, Florida 32751-7001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. Florida Gulf Coast University

    10501 Fgcu Blvd S, Fort Myers, Florida 33965-6565

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. University of Phoenix-South Florida Campus

    600 N. Pine Island Road Suite 500, Plantation, Florida 33324-1393

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. University of Phoenix-North Florida Campus

    4500 Salisbury Road N Ste 200, Jacksonville, Florida 32216-0959

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. University of Phoenix-West Florida Campus

    12802 Tampa Oaks Blvd Ste 200, Temple Terrace, Florida 33637-1920

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. Brown Mackie College-Miami

    One Herald Plaza, Miami, Florida 33132

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. Immokalee Technical Center

    508 N 9th St, Immokalee, Florida 34142

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

Florida 102,500
National 2,079,010

Of all of the early childhood education professionals that work in the US, approximately 5% work in Florida state.

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In Florida

97,900 104,380 105,580 104,930 102,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of early childhood education professionals is growing in Florida. 4,600 more early childhood education professionals were working in Florida in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 5% growth in the field. 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 Florida

$42,043 $46,090 $47,918 $41,087 $41,507
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Early Childhood Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to early childhood education professionals are declining in Florida. The mean salary for early childhood education professionals in 2006 was $42,043 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $41,507 per year.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Florida

10th percentile
$27,727
25th percentile
$32,103
50th percentile
$38,217
75th percentile
$48,750
90th percentile
$60,713

Thus, early childhood education professionals' salaries declined by 1% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. Within the field of early childhood education, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid early childhood education professionals earning 119% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Florida state.

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

Early Childhood Education
$41,507
Educational Leadership
$95,877
Elementary Education
$60,162
Special Education
$52,797

In Florida, early childhood education professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
5
bachelor
16
master
9
doctor
2
Certificate
8
Total40

As the number of early childhood education professionals is increasing in Florida state, the number of students graduating from the 29 accredited early childhood education schools in Florida state is also increasing. In 2006, 393 students graduated from early childhood education courses in Florida. And in 2010, 559 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of early childhood education school degree or certificate graduates in Florida by 42%. 40% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Florida

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