Early Childhood Education Schools In Montana

Montana has 7 accredited early childhood education schools where early childhood education faculty who teach early childhood education classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the early childhood education academic community in Montana, 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


Schools

  1. Blackfeet Community College

    Highway 2 & 89, Browning, Montana 59417-0819

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  2. Flathead Valley Community College

    777 Grandview Dr, Kalispell, Montana 59901

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  3. Fort Belknap College

    269 Blackfeet Avenue Agency, Harlem, Montana 59526-0159

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  4. University of Great Falls

    1301 Twentieth St S, Great Falls, Montana 59405-4996

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  5. Salish Kootenai College

    58138 US Highway 93, Pablo, Montana 59855

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  6. The University of Montana-Western

    710 S Atlantic, Dillon, Montana 59725-3598

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  7. Stone Child College

    8294 Upper Box Elder Road, Box Elder, Montana 59521-9796

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

Montana 6,870
National 2,079,010

Approximately 0% of the country's early childhood education professionals work in Montana state.

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In Montana

6,840 7,790 7,600 6,840 6,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Montana, the field of early childhood education is growing. There were 30 more early childhood education professionals working in Montana in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of early childhood education professionals has grown by 0%. This is slower 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 Montana

$30,368 $32,718 $33,112 $35,385 $36,292
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
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 Montana. The mean salary for early childhood education professionals in 2006 was $30,368 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $36,292 per year.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Montana

10th percentile
$19,578
25th percentile
$26,672
50th percentile
$35,185
75th percentile
$44,522
90th percentile
$55,218

Thus, there was a 16% growth in early childhood education professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 182% 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 Montana.

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

Early Childhood Education
$36,292
Educational Leadership
$58,055
Elementary Education
$46,282
Special Education
$39,093

Early childhood education professionals in Montana 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 Montana

associate
7
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total9

As the number of early childhood education professionals is increasing in Montana state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited early childhood education schools in Montana state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 31 early childhood education graduates from early childhood education courses in Montana and in 2010 there were 31 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of early childhood education school degree or certificate graduates in Montana by 0%. Most of these graduates, or 78%, earned a associate's degree in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Montana

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