Educational Leadership Schools In Rhode Island

Rhode Island has 4 accredited educational leadership schools where educational leadership faculty who teach educational leadership classes can find employment. The trends in Rhode Island's educational leadership academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in educational leadership includes educational leadership training at the following levels:

  • Educational Leadership Certificate
  • Masters degree in Educational Leadership
  • PhD degree in Educational Leadership


  1. Brown University

    One Prospect Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02912

    15 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Johnson & Wales University

    8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-3703

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Providence College

    1 Cunningham Square, Providence, Rhode Island 02918-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Rhode Island College

    600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Educational Leadership Employment

Rhode Island 1,740
National 411,430

Of all of the educational leadership professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Rhode Island.

Employment Growth for Educational leadership professionals In Rhode Island

1,760 1,650 1,640 1,720 1,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Rhode Island, educational leadership is a shrinking field. In Rhode Island, 20 less educational leadership professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 1% decline in the field. This is slower than the trend for educational leadership professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of educational leadership professionals has grown by 5% between 2006 and 2010.

Educational Leadership VS. All Professions salaries in Rhode Island

$75,660 $80,130 $83,390 $82,398 $83,765
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Educational Leadership
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to educational leadership professionals are growing in Rhode Island. Educational leadership professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $75,660 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $83,765 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Educational leadership professionals in Rhode Island

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This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 125% pay differential between the highest paid educational leadership professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of educational leadership in Rhode Island.

Average Salaries for Educational leadership professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Educational Leadership
Special Education

In Rhode Island, educational leadership professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Educational Leadership programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


As the number of educational leadership professionals is decreasing in Rhode Island state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited educational leadership schools in Rhode Island state is increasing. In 2006, 33 students graduated from educational leadership courses in Rhode Island. And in 2010, 113 students graduated.

Thus there was a 242% percent increase in the number of educational leadership school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with a master's degree in educational leadership.

Educational Leadership Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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The number of educational leadership faculty, growth in the field of educational leadership academia and educational leadership faculty salaries in Rhode Island, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching educational leadership courses to students at the certificate in educational leadership, masters degree in educational leadership, and doctoral degree in educational leadership levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future educational leadership faculty in Rhode Island. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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