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Early Childhood Education Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

In Boston, there are 6 early childhood education schools where early childhood education faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the early childhood education academic community in Boston, and the future trends. Academia in early childhood education includes early childhood education training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Early Childhood Education Employment

Boston 21,710
Massachusetts 48,170

Of the 48,170 early childhood education professionals employed in Massachusetts, 21,710 work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, in Boston, there has been a 9% decline in the number of early childhood education professionals. As the employment for early childhood education professionals in Boston has decreased, overall employment in Boston has increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Early Childhood Education employment growth

53,000 53,450 52,070 50,090 48,170
23,840 24,190 23,450 22,280 21,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Early Childhood Education VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$47,053 $47,235 $50,238 $52,632 $53,865
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Early Childhood Education in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

In Boston, salaries for early childhood education professionals have increased. Boston early childhood education professionals made $53,865 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, early childhood education professionals in Boston made an average salary of $47,053 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Boston.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Boston

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Early childhood education professionals make a median salary of $53,052 per year in Boston. The difference in pay between the early childhood education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 138%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,740 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $78,042 per year.

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

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

On average early childhood education professional salaries in Boston are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Early Childhood Education schools in Boston


There are 6 accredited early childhood education schools in the city. Many of Boston's early childhood education professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Early Childhood Education Programs Offered In Boston


Boston's early childhood education schools offer 14 early childhood education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Early Childhood Education Degrees In Boston


Approximately 215 students completed early childhood education courses in 2010.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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