Early Childhood Education Schools In New Jersey

New Jersey has 12 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 New Jersey, and the future trends in 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. Bergen Community College

    400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, New Jersey 07652-1595

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  2. County College of Morris

    214 Center Grove Rd, Randolph, New Jersey 07869-2086

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  3. Essex County College

    303 University Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07102

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  4. Felician College

    262 S Main St, Lodi, New Jersey 07644

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  5. New Jersey City University

    2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

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  6. Kean University

    1000 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083-0411

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  7. Montclair State University

    1 Normal Avenue - 855 Valley Road, Montclair, New Jersey 07043-1624

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  8. Raritan Valley Community College

    118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, New Jersey 08876

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  9. The College of New Jersey

    2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, New Jersey 08628-0718

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  10. William Paterson University of New Jersey

    300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, New Jersey 07470

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  11. Warren County Community College

    475 Rte 57 W, Washington, New Jersey 07882-4343

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  12. Sussex County Community College

    One College Hill Road, Newton, New Jersey 07860

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

New Jersey 66,670
National 2,079,010

Of all of the early childhood education professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of New Jersey.

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In New Jersey

66,580 67,190 68,510 68,220 66,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, early childhood education is a growing field. 90 more early childhood education professionals were working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of early childhood education professionals has grown by 0%. This growth is slower 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 New Jersey

$48,733 $49,703 $51,565 $52,218 $53,375
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
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 New Jersey. In 2006 early childhood education professionals made a mean salary of $48,733 per year, and in 2010 they made $53,375 per year.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$32,865
25th percentile
$40,302
50th percentile
$49,525
75th percentile
$65,148
90th percentile
$79,578

Thus, early childhood education professionals' salaries grew by 9% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of early childhood education, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid early childhood education professionals earning 142% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New Jersey state.

Average Salaries for Early childhood education professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Early Childhood Education
$53,375
Educational Leadership
$92,102
Elementary Education
$75,332
Special Education
$63,917

In New Jersey, early childhood education professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Early Childhood Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey

associate
6
bachelor
4
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total18

As the number of early childhood education professionals is increasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 12 accredited early childhood education schools in New Jersey state is decreasing. In 2006, 422 students graduated from early childhood education courses in New Jersey. And in 2010, 245 students graduated.

Thus there was a 42% percent decrease in the number of early childhood education school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with a associate's degree in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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