Early Childhood Education Schools In Maine

Maine has 10 accredited early childhood education schools where early childhood education faculty who teach early childhood education classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in early childhood education in the state of Maine, which encompasses early childhood education training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Kaplan University-Maine Campus

    265 Western Ave, S Portland, Maine 04106-2415

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  2. Beal College

    99 Farm Road, Bangor, Maine 04401

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  3. Central Maine Community College

    1250 Turner Street, Auburn, Maine 04210-6498

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  4. Eastern Maine Community College

    354 Hogan Rd, Bangor, Maine 04401

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  5. Kennebec Valley Community College

    92 Western Ave, Fairfield, Maine 04937-1367

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  6. University of Maine at Farmington

    224 Main St, Farmington, Maine 04938-9978

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  7. Northern Maine Community College

    33 Edgemont Dr, Presque Isle, Maine 04769-2016

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  8. Southern Maine Community College

    2 Fort Road, South Portland, Maine 04106-1698

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  9. Washington County Community College

    One College Drive, Calais, Maine 04619

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  10. York County Community College

    112 College Drive, Wells, Maine 04090

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

Maine 990
National 2,079,010

Of all of the early childhood education professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Maine.

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In Maine

10,460 9,790 9,480 9,560 990
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Early Childhood Education is a shrinking field in Maine. There were 9,470 less early childhood education professionals working in Maine in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 91% decline in the field. This decline 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 Maine

$36,043 $38,123 $39,152 $39,192 $44,310
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
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 Maine. Early childhood education professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $36,043 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $44,310 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Maine

10th percentile
$29,740
25th percentile
$35,007
50th percentile
$42,770
75th percentile
$52,807
90th percentile
$64,163

Thus, there was a 19% growth in early childhood education professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Maine state, within the field of early childhood education, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid early childhood education professionals earn 116% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

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

Early Childhood Education
$44,310
Educational Leadership
$62,450
Elementary Education
$51,918
Special Education
$45,720

Early childhood education professionals in Maine 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 Maine

associate
9
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
7
Total18

The number of students graduating from the 10 accredited early childhood education schools in Maine is decreasing. In 2006, 159 students graduated from early childhood education courses in Maine. And in 2010, 143 students graduated.

This represents a 10% decrease in the number of early childhood education degree or certificate school graduates in Maine state. 50% of these graduates received a associate's degree in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Maine

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of early childhood education faculty in Maine, growth in the field of early childhood education academia and faculty salaries in Maine. If you are involved in teaching early childhood education courses to students at the certificate in early childhood education, associates degree in early childhood education, and bachelors degree in early childhood education levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of early childhood education in Maine. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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