Early Childhood Education Schools In Nebraska

Nebraska has 9 accredited early childhood education schools where early childhood education faculty who teach early childhood education classes can find employment. The trends in Nebraska's early childhood education academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in early childhood education includes early childhood education training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Chadron State College

    1000 Main St, Chadron, Nebraska 69337-2690

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  2. Concordia University in Seward

    800 N Columbia Ave, Seward, Nebraska 68434-1556

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  3. Doane College

    1014 Boswell Avenue, Crete, Nebraska 68333

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  4. Midland Lutheran College

    900 N. Clarkson, Fremont, Nebraska 68025

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  5. Nebraska Indian Community College

    1 College Hill, Macy, Nebraska 68039-0428

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  6. Northeast Community College

    801 E Benjamin, Norfolk, Nebraska 68702-0469

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  7. College of Saint Mary

    7000 Mercy Rd., Omaha, Nebraska 68106

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  8. Wayne State College

    1111 Main St, Wayne, Nebraska 68787

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  9. Western Nebraska Community College

    1601 E 27th St, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361-1899

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

Nebraska 13,550
National 2,079,010

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

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In Nebraska

12,730 13,440 13,140 14,040 13,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of early childhood education professionals is growing in Nebraska. In 2010 there were 820 more early childhood education professionals working in Nebraska than there were in 2006. This represents a 6% 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 Nebraska

$37,350 $37,585 $37,902 $38,342 $41,472
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Early Childhood Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Nebraska, 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 $37,350 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $41,472 per year.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Nebraska

10th percentile
$27,178
25th percentile
$31,785
50th percentile
$38,452
75th percentile
$46,565
90th percentile
$60,722

This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of early childhood education, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid early childhood education professionals earning 123% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Nebraska state.

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

Early Childhood Education
$41,472
Educational Leadership
$67,222
Elementary Education
$56,908
Special Education
$51,210

Early childhood education professionals in Nebraska 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 Nebraska

associate
4
bachelor
6
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total13

As the number of early childhood education professionals is increasing in Nebraska state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited early childhood education schools in Nebraska state is also increasing. In 2006, 22 students graduated from early childhood education courses in Nebraska. And in 2010, 44 students graduated.

This represents a 100% increase in the number of early childhood education degree or certificate school graduates in Nebraska state. 46% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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