Early Childhood Education Schools In Mississippi

Mississippi has 8 accredited early childhood education schools where early childhood education faculty who teach early childhood education classes 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 Mississippi, 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
  • PhD degree in Early Childhood Education


Schools

  1. Alcorn State University

    1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, Mississippi 39096-7500

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  2. Coahoma Community College

    3240 Friars Point Rd, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614

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  3. Holmes Community College

    #1 Hill St, Goodman, Mississippi 39079

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  4. Jackson State University

    1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi 39217

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  5. Mississippi Valley State University

    14000 Highway 82 West, Itta Bena, Mississippi 38941-1400

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  6. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  7. Rust College

    150 Rust Ave, Holly Springs, Mississippi 38635

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  8. Tougaloo College

    500 W County Line Rd, Tougaloo, Mississippi 39174

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

Mississippi 17,390
National 2,079,010

Of all of the early childhood education professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Mississippi.

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In Mississippi

20,510 20,030 19,880 18,700 17,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Early Childhood Education is a shrinking field in Mississippi. In Mississippi, 3,120 less early childhood education professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 15% decline in the field. 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 Mississippi

$33,180 $34,163 $36,252 $36,122 $37,258
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Early Childhood Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to early childhood education professionals are growing in Mississippi. Early childhood education professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $33,180 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $37,258 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$24,882
25th percentile
$28,978
50th percentile
$34,120
75th percentile
$42,308
90th percentile
$54,448

Thus, there was a 11% growth in early childhood education professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Mississippi state, within the field of early childhood education, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid early childhood education professionals earn 119% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

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

Early Childhood Education
$37,258
Educational Leadership
$71,345
Elementary Education
$49,220
Special Education
$43,983

Early childhood education professionals in Mississippi 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 Mississippi

associate
6
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total11

The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited early childhood education schools in Mississippi is decreasing. In Mississippi, there were 193 graduates in 2006. And there were 129 graduates from early childhood education courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 33% percent decrease in the number of early childhood education school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi. 55% of these graduates received a associate's degree in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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