Early Childhood Education Schools In Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, there are 48 accredited schools where early childhood education classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Pennsylvania'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. Albright College

    1621 N. 13th St., Reading, Pennsylvania 19612-5234

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  2. Community College of Allegheny County

    800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233-1895

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  3. Alvernia University

    400 Saint Bernardine St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19607-1799

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  4. Arcadia University

    450 S Easton Rd, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038-3295

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  5. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

    400 E Second St, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815

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  6. Bucknell University

    Dent Drive, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837

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  7. Bucks County Community College

    275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940-4106

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  8. Butler County Community College

    College Drive Oak Hills, Butler, Pennsylvania 16003-1203

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  9. Cabrini College

    610 King of Prussia Rd, Radnor, Pennsylvania 19087-3698

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  10. California University of Pennsylvania

    250 University Ave, California, Pennsylvania 15419-1394

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  11. Carlow University

    3333 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3165

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  12. Cedar Crest College

    100 College Drive, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104-6196

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  13. Chatham University

    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

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  14. Chestnut Hill College

    9601 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19118-2693

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  15. Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

    1837 University Circle, Cheyney, Pennsylvania 19319-0200

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  16. Clarion University of Pennsylvania

    840 Wood St, Clarion, Pennsylvania 16214

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  17. Delaware County Community College

    901 S Media Line Rd, Media, Pennsylvania 19063-1094

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  18. Duquesne University

    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

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  19. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

    200 Prospect Street, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301-2999

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  20. Gannon University

    109 W Sixth St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16541-0001

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  21. Grove City College

    100 Campus Dr, Grove City, Pennsylvania 16127-2104

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  22. Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

    1 HACC Dr., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-2999

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  23. Holy Family University

    9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114-2009

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  24. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

    1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705-1098

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  25. Juniata College

    1700 Moore St, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania 16652-2196

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  26. Keystone College

    One College Green, La Plume, Pennsylvania 18440-0200

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  27. King's College in Wilkes Barre

    133 N River St, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania 18711-0801

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  28. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

    15200 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530-0730

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  29. Lebanon Valley College

    101 N College Ave, Annville, Pennsylvania 17003-1400

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  30. Lehigh Carbon Community College

    4525 Education Park Dr, Schnecksville, Pennsylvania 18078-2598

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  31. Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

    1570 Baltimore Pike, Lincoln University, Pennsylvania 19352-0999

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  32. Lock Haven University

    401 North Fairview Street, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania 17745-2390

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  33. Marywood University

    2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-1598

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  34. Mercyhurst College

    501 E 38th St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16546

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  35. Messiah College

    One College Ave, Grantham, Pennsylvania 17027

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  36. Millersville University of Pennsylvania

    1 South George Street, Lyle Hall, Millersville, Pennsylvania 17551-0302

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  37. Mount Aloysius College

    7373 Admiral Peary Hwy, Cresson, Pennsylvania 16630-1999

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  38. Prism Career Institute

    7900 W Chester Pke, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania 19082-1917

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  39. Point Park University

    201 Wood St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-1984

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  40. Reading Area Community College

    10 S Second St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19603-1706

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  41. Robert Morris University

    6001 University Boulevard, Moon Township, Pennsylvania 15108-1189

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  42. University of Scranton

    800 Linden Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510-4629

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  43. Seton Hill University

    1 Seton Hill Dr, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601

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  44. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

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  45. Valley Forge Christian College

    1401 Charlestown Road, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania 19460

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  46. West Chester University of Pennsylvania

    University Avenue and High Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383

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  47. Wilson College

    1015 Philadelphia Ave, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201-1285

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  48. McCann School of Business and Technology

    2650 Woodglen Road, Pottsville, Pennsylvania 17901

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Cities

  1. Early Childhood Education Schools in Pittsburgh, PA5 Schools
  2. Early Childhood Education Schools in Philadelphia, PA3 Schools
  3. Early Childhood Education Schools in Reading, PA3 Schools
  4. Early Childhood Education Schools in Scranton, PA2 Schools
  5. Early Childhood Education Schools in Erie, PA2 Schools
  6. Early Childhood Education Schools in Butler, PA1 Schools
  7. Early Childhood Education Schools in East Stroudsburg, PA1 Schools
  8. Early Childhood Education Schools in Grove City, PA1 Schools
  9. Early Childhood Education Schools in La Plume, PA1 Schools
  10. Early Childhood Education Schools in Clarion, PA1 Schools
  11. Early Childhood Education Schools in Wilkes-Barre, PA1 Schools
  12. Early Childhood Education Schools in Cresson, PA1 Schools
  13. Early Childhood Education Schools in Newtown, PA1 Schools
  14. Early Childhood Education Schools in Huntingdon, PA1 Schools
  15. Early Childhood Education Schools in Annville, PA1 Schools
  16. Early Childhood Education Schools in Glenside, PA1 Schools
  17. Early Childhood Education Schools in Harrisburg, PA1 Schools
  18. Early Childhood Education Schools in Media, PA1 Schools
  19. Early Childhood Education Schools in Chambersburg, PA1 Schools
  20. Early Childhood Education Schools in Darby, PA1 Schools
  21. Early Childhood Education Schools in Millersville, PA1 Schools
  22. Early Childhood Education Schools in Cheyney, PA1 Schools
  23. Early Childhood Education Schools in Lock Haven, PA1 Schools
  24. Early Childhood Education Schools in West Chester, PA1 Schools
  25. Early Childhood Education Schools in Bloomsburg, PA1 Schools
  26. Early Childhood Education Schools in Phoenixville, PA1 Schools
  27. Early Childhood Education Schools in Lewisburg, PA1 Schools
  28. Early Childhood Education Schools in Kutztown, PA1 Schools
  29. Early Childhood Education Schools in California, PA1 Schools
  30. Early Childhood Education Schools in Pottsville, PA1 Schools
  31. Early Childhood Education Schools in Greensburg, PA1 Schools
  32. Early Childhood Education Schools in Schnecksville, PA1 Schools
  33. Early Childhood Education Schools in Indiana, PA1 Schools
  34. Early Childhood Education Schools in Allentown, PA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

Pennsylvania 80,690
National 2,079,010

Of all of the early childhood education professionals in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of Pennsylvania.

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In Pennsylvania

95,370 100,200 99,740 89,810 80,690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Pennsylvania, the field of early childhood education is shrinking. There were 14,680 less early childhood education professionals working in Pennsylvania in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Pennsylvania, this field has shrunk by 15% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for early childhood education professionals which shows a 0% decrease in the number of early childhood education professionals working around the nation.

Early Childhood Education VS. All Professions salaries in Pennsylvania

$41,000 $41,170 $41,840 $42,275 $43,815
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
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 Pennsylvania. In 2006 early childhood education professionals made a mean salary of $41,000 per year, and in 2010 they made $43,815 per year.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$26,290
25th percentile
$33,232
50th percentile
$41,398
75th percentile
$53,058
90th percentile
$64,942

Thus, early childhood education professionals' salaries grew by 6% 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 147% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Pennsylvania state.

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

Early Childhood Education
$43,815
Educational Leadership
$78,240
Elementary Education
$64,110
Special Education
$58,603

Early childhood education professionals in Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania

associate
20
bachelor
41
master
13
doctor
0
Certificate
12
Total86

As the number of early childhood education professionals is decreasing in Pennsylvania state, the number of students graduating from the 48 accredited early childhood education schools in Pennsylvania state is increasing. In Pennsylvania, there were 574 graduates in 2006. And there were 663 graduates from early childhood education courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 16% percent increase in the number of early childhood education school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania. 48% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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