Early Childhood Education Schools In Kentucky

There are 10 accredited early childhood education schools in Kentucky for faculty who teach early childhood education classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of early childhood education and early childhood education training in Kentucky, which 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. Berea College

    101 Chestnut Street, Berea, Kentucky 40404-2182

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  2. Campbellsville University

    1 University Dr, Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718-2799

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  3. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

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  4. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Morehead State University

    University Blvd, Morehead, Kentucky 40351

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  6. Murray State University

    218 Wells Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071-3318

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  7. Northern Kentucky University

    Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

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  8. Brown Mackie College-Louisville

    3605 Fern Valley Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40219

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  9. Spalding University

    845 S. Third Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40203-2188

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  10. Western Kentucky University

    1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1000

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

Kentucky 26,390
National 2,079,010

Approximately 1% of the country's early childhood education professionals work in Kentucky state.

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In Kentucky

24,800 25,950 26,680 26,890 26,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kentucky, the field of early childhood education is growing. In Kentucky, 1,590 more early childhood education professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of early childhood education professionals has grown by 6%. 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 Kentucky

$36,648 $37,570 $40,185 $42,192 $43,320
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Early Childhood Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kentucky, as the number of early childhood education professionals is growing, the salaries earned by early childhood education professionals are increasing. The mean salary for early childhood education professionals in 2006 was $36,648 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $43,320 per year.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$28,718
25th percentile
$33,238
50th percentile
$40,158
75th percentile
$51,860
90th percentile
$64,645

This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 125% 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 Kentucky.

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

Early Childhood Education
$43,320
Educational Leadership
$71,565
Elementary Education
$56,665
Special Education
$48,950

In Kentucky, 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 Kentucky

associate
3
bachelor
9
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total16

As the number of early childhood education professionals is increasing in Kentucky state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited early childhood education schools in Kentucky state is also increasing. In 2006, 60 students graduated from early childhood education courses in Kentucky. And in 2010, 153 students graduated.

This represents a 155% increase in the number of early childhood education degree or certificate school graduates in Kentucky state. A majority of these graduates, or 56%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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