Early Childhood Education Schools In Oregon

There are 10 accredited early childhood education schools in Oregon for faculty who teach early childhood education classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the early childhood education academic community in Oregon, 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
  • PhD degree in Early Childhood Education


Schools

  1. Blue Mountain Community College

    2411 NW Carden Ave, Pendleton, Oregon 97801

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  2. Eastern Oregon University

    One University Blvd, La Grande, Oregon 97850

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  3. Linn-Benton Community College

    6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany, Oregon 97321

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  4. Oregon State University

    Corvallis, Oregon 97331

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of Oregon

    110 Johnson Hall, Eugene, Oregon 97403

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Portland Community College

    12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219-7132

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  7. Portland State University

    724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201

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  8. Southern Oregon University

    1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, Oregon 97520

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  9. Western Oregon University

    345 North Monmouth Ave, Monmouth, Oregon 97361-1394

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  10. Columbia Gorge Community College

    400 E Scenic Dr, The Dalles, Oregon 97058

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

Oregon 23,070
National 2,079,010

Of all of the early childhood education professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Oregon state.

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In Oregon

24,100 23,810 25,100 25,120 23,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oregon, early childhood education is a shrinking field. 1,030 less early childhood education professionals were working in Oregon in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of early childhood education professionals has shrunk by 4%. This decline 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 Oregon

$37,135 $37,658 $39,538 $39,602 $40,882
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
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 Oregon. In 2006 early childhood education professionals made a mean salary of $37,135 per year, and in 2010 they made $40,882 per year.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Oregon

10th percentile
$27,720
25th percentile
$32,778
50th percentile
$39,545
75th percentile
$48,948
90th percentile
$57,042

Thus, there was a 9% growth in early childhood education professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 106% 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 Oregon.

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

Early Childhood Education
$40,882
Educational Leadership
$74,595
Elementary Education
$60,032
Special Education
$52,577

Early childhood education professionals in Oregon 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 Oregon

associate
3
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
1
Certificate
12
Total17

As the number of early childhood education professionals is decreasing in Oregon state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited early childhood education schools in Oregon state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 181 early childhood education graduates from early childhood education courses in Oregon and in 2010 there were 158 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of early childhood education school degree or certificate graduates in Oregon by 13%. Most of these graduates, or 71%, earned a undergraduate certificate in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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