Early Childhood Education Schools In South Dakota

There are 8 accredited early childhood education schools in South Dakota for faculty who teach early childhood education classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of early childhood education and early childhood education training in South Dakota, which includes early childhood education training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Black Hills State University

    1200 University St, Spearfish, South Dakota 57799-9500

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  2. Kilian Community College

    300 E. 6th Street, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57103-7020

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  3. Oglala Lakota College

    490 Piya Wiconi Road, Kyle, South Dakota 57752-0490

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  4. Presentation College

    1500 N Main, Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401-1280

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  5. South Dakota State University

    Administration Lane, Brookings, South Dakota 57007-1898

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  6. Sinte Gleska University

    E. Highway 18, 101 Antelope Lake Circle, Mission, South Dakota 57555-0105

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  7. University of Sioux Falls

    1101 W 22nd St, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57105-1699

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  8. Sisseton Wahpeton College

    BIA Rd 700, Sisseton, South Dakota 57262

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

South Dakota 5,410
National 2,079,010

Of all of the early childhood education professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in South Dakota state.

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In South Dakota

5,250 5,170 5,320 5,420 5,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Dakota, the field of early childhood education is growing. 160 more early childhood education professionals were working in South Dakota in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of early childhood education has grown by 3% in South Dakota. 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 South Dakota

$34,100 $35,430 $36,860 $37,480 $39,302
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
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 South Dakota. In 2006 early childhood education professionals made a mean salary of $34,100 per year, and in 2010 they made $39,302 per year.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in South Dakota

10th percentile
$29,682
25th percentile
$33,145
50th percentile
$37,842
75th percentile
$44,438
90th percentile
$51,915

Thus, early childhood education professionals' salaries grew by 13% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of South Dakota, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of early childhood education. The pay differential between the highest paid early childhood education professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 75%

Average Salaries for Early childhood education professionals and related professions in South Dakota

Early Childhood Education
$39,302
Educational Leadership
$71,217
Elementary Education
$45,858
Special Education
$39,243

In South Dakota, 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 South Dakota

associate
6
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total10

The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited early childhood education schools in South Dakota is increasing. In 2006, 44 students graduated from early childhood education courses in South Dakota. And in 2010, 74 students graduated.

Thus there was a 68% percent increase in the number of early childhood education school degree or certificate graduates in South Dakota. 60% of these graduates received a associate's degree in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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