Early Childhood Education Schools In Missouri

Early Childhood Education classes faculty can choose to work at one of 23 accredited early childhood education schools in Missouri. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the early childhood education academic community in Missouri, and the future trends in 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. Baptist Bible College and Graduate School

    628 E Kearney, Springfield, Missouri 65803-3498

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  2. Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, Missouri 65248-1198

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  3. University of Central Missouri

    Warrensburg, Missouri 64093

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  4. Crowder College

    601 Laclede Ave, Neosho, Missouri 64850

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  5. Evangel University

    1111 N Glenstone, Springfield, Missouri 65802

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  6. Fontbonne University

    6800 Wydown Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63105-3098

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  7. Hannibal-Lagrange College

    2800 Palmyra Rd, Hannibal, Missouri 63401-1999

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  8. Harris-Stowe State University

    3026 Laclede Ave, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2136

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  9. Lincoln University in Jefferson City

    820 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

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  10. Lindenwood University

    209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, Missouri 63301-1695

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  11. Maryville University of Saint Louis

    650 Maryville University Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-7299

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Missouri Baptist University

    One College Park Dr, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-8698

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  13. University of Missouri-Columbia

    105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. University of Missouri-Kansas City

    5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. University of Missouri-St Louis

    One University Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63121-4400

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  16. Northwest Missouri State University

    800 University Drive, Maryville, Missouri 64468-6001

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  17. College of the Ozarks

    100 Opportunity Avenue, Point Lookout, Missouri 65726-0017

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  18. Park University

    8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, Missouri 64152-3795

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  19. Southeast Missouri State University

    One University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701-9980

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  20. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

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  21. Webster University

    470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, Missouri 63119-3194

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  22. Westminster College in Fulton

    501 Westminster Ave, Fulton, Missouri 65251-1299

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  23. Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies

    411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, Missouri 65248-1198

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

Missouri 40,070
National 2,079,010

Approximately 2% of the country's early childhood education professionals work in Missouri state.

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In Missouri

9,640 33,930 37,200 42,510 40,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Missouri, the field of early childhood education is growing. 30,430 more early childhood education professionals were working in Missouri in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 316% growth in the field. 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 Missouri

$38,105 $37,620 $38,232 $37,902 $38,762
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Early Childhood Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Missouri, as the number of early childhood education professionals is growing, the salaries earned by early childhood education professionals are increasing. Early childhood education professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $38,105 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $38,762 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$24,340
25th percentile
$29,118
50th percentile
$35,438
75th percentile
$44,822
90th percentile
$59,778

Thus, there was a 2% growth in early childhood education professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Missouri state, within the field of early childhood education, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid early childhood education professionals earn 146% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

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

Early Childhood Education
$38,762
Educational Leadership
$70,132
Elementary Education
$53,550
Special Education
$48,213

Early childhood education professionals in Missouri 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 Missouri

associate
4
bachelor
23
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total31

The number of students graduating from the 23 accredited early childhood education schools in Missouri is decreasing. In 2006, 383 students graduated from early childhood education courses in Missouri. And in 2010, 369 students graduated.

Thus there was a 4% percent decrease in the number of early childhood education school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri. Most of these graduates, or 74%, earned an bachelor's degree in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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