Early Childhood Education Schools In Iowa

In Iowa, there are 9 accredited schools where early childhood education classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Iowa's early childhood education academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in early childhood education includes early childhood education training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Grand View University

    1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50316

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Iowa State University

    3410 Beardshear Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011-2030

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Iowa Wesleyan College

    601 N Main Street, Mount Pleasant, Iowa 52641

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  4. University of Iowa

    101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Loras College

    1450 Alta Vista, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-0178

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  6. Ashford University

    400 N Bluff Blvd, Clinton, Iowa 52733-2967

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  7. North Iowa Area Community College

    500 College Dr, Mason City, Iowa 50401

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  8. University of Northern Iowa

    1222 W 27th St, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0005

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  9. Saint Ambrose University

    518 W Locust St, Davenport, Iowa 52803-2898

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

Iowa 24,560
National 2,079,010

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

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In Iowa

23,910 24,020 24,360 24,080 24,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of early childhood education professionals is growing in Iowa. There were 650 more early childhood education professionals working in Iowa in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Iowa, this field has grown by 3% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of early childhood education professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of early childhood education professionals has shrunk by 0% from 2006 to 2010.

Early Childhood Education VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$31,330 $32,648 $34,090 $35,912 $37,765
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
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 Iowa. Early childhood education professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $31,330 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $37,765 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$23,528
25th percentile
$28,022
50th percentile
$34,720
75th percentile
$44,458
90th percentile
$55,385

This represents a 17% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Iowa, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of early childhood education. The pay differential between the highest paid early childhood education professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 135%

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

Early Childhood Education
$37,765
Educational Leadership
$71,668
Elementary Education
$54,030
Special Education
$44,157

Early childhood education professionals in Iowa earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
7
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total13

The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited early childhood education schools in Iowa is increasing. In 2006 there were 96 early childhood education graduates from early childhood education courses in Iowa and in 2010 there were 120 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of early childhood education school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa by 25%. Most of these graduates, or 54%, earned a bachelor's degree in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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