Early Childhood Education Schools In Rhode Island

In Rhode Island, there are 3 accredited schools where early childhood education classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the early childhood education academic community in Rhode Island, 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. Rhode Island College

    600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908

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  2. Community College of Rhode Island

    400 East Ave, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-1807

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  3. Salve Regina University

    100 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island 02840-4192

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

Rhode Island 6,230
National 2,079,010

Of all of the early childhood education professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Rhode Island.

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In Rhode Island

6,270 6,260 6,130 6,310 6,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Rhode Island, early childhood education is a shrinking field. In Rhode Island, 40 less early childhood education professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 1% decline in the field. This is faster 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 Rhode Island

$47,220 $52,283 $53,250 $56,155 $54,830
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
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 Rhode Island. The mean salary for early childhood education professionals in 2006 was $47,220 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $54,830 per year.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Rhode Island

10th percentile
$32,015
25th percentile
$44,840
50th percentile
$54,975
75th percentile
$64,768
90th percentile
$76,698

Thus, there was a 14% growth in early childhood education professionals' salaries. 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 140% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Rhode Island state.

Average Salaries for Early childhood education professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Early Childhood Education
$54,830
Educational Leadership
$83,765
Elementary Education
$72,592
Special Education
$64,787

In Rhode Island, early childhood education professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Early Childhood Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island

associate
1
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total6

As the number of early childhood education professionals is decreasing in Rhode Island state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited early childhood education schools in Rhode Island state is decreasing. In Rhode Island, there were 64 graduates in 2006. And there were 63 graduates from early childhood education courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of early childhood education school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island by 2%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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