Early Childhood Education Schools In Kansas

In Kansas, there are 9 accredited schools where early childhood education classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Kansas' 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:

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


Schools

  1. Emporia State University

    1200 Commercial, Emporia, Kansas 66801-5087

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  2. Hesston College

    301 South Main, Hesston, Kansas 67062-2093

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  3. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Kansas State University

    Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Labette Community College

    200 S 14th, Parsons, Kansas 67357-4201

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  6. Neosho County Community College

    800 W 14th St, Chanute, Kansas 66720

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  7. University of Saint Mary

    4100 S 4th St Trafficway, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048-5082

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  8. Southwestern College in Winfield

    100 College Street, Winfield, Kansas 67156-6224

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  9. Washburn University

    1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66621-0001

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

Kansas 21,250
National 2,079,010

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

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In Kansas

21,070 21,520 22,490 22,580 21,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Early Childhood Education is a growing field in Kansas. In 2010 there were 180 more early childhood education professionals working in Kansas than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of early childhood education professionals has grown by 1%. 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 Kansas

$36,588 $36,910 $38,682 $40,785 $42,278
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Early Childhood Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of early childhood education professionals is growing, the salaries paid to early childhood education professionals are increasing in Kansas. The mean salary for early childhood education professionals in 2006 was $36,588 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $42,278 per year.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Kansas

10th percentile
$27,010
25th percentile
$31,678
50th percentile
$39,530
75th percentile
$51,862
90th percentile
$62,678

Thus, there was a 13% growth in early childhood education professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Kansas, 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 132%

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

Early Childhood Education
$42,278
Educational Leadership
$74,292
Elementary Education
$53,235
Special Education
$48,067

In Kansas, 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 Kansas

associate
4
bachelor
5
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total10

As the number of early childhood education professionals is increasing in Kansas state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited early childhood education schools in Kansas state is decreasing. In Kansas, there were 51 graduates in 2006. And there were 46 graduates from early childhood education courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of early childhood education school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas by 10%. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a bachelor's degree in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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