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Each year, roughly 0.6% of Ohio students graduate with degrees in early childhood education. Thus, Ohio's 75 early childhood education schools put out approximately 2,061 early childhood education professionals each year.
The top-ranked school in Ohio that has a early childhood education program is Oberlin College. Oberlin College, which was ranked 19th in the country in 2010, is located in Oberlin. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Oberlin College's early childhood education program. Tuition at Oberlin College was $41,577 per year.
Ohio University-Main Campus, which is located in Athens, is the second-ranked school in Ohio that has a early childhood education program. It received a ranking of 27th in the country in 2010. 146 students graduated with degree in early childhood education from Ohio University-Main Campus in 2010. Tuition at Ohio University-Main Campus was $9,603 per year.
Xavier University, which was ranked 27th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Ohio that has a early childhood education program. It is located in Cincinnati. 21 students graduated with degree in early childhood education from Xavier University in 2010. Tuition at Xavier University was $29,970 per year.
If you are hoping to attend one of Ohio's early childhood education schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $13,380 per year, though tuition can range from $41,577 per year to $1,735 per year. In 2010, the early childhood education schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Ohio were:
- Oberlin College - located in Oberlin, students are charged $41,577 per year
- Ohio Wesleyan University - located in Delaware, students are charged $36,398 per year
- Ohio Northern University - located in Ada, students are charged $33,099 per year
The early childhood education schools in Ohio that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- Sinclair Community College - located in Dayton, students are charged $1,735 per year
- Cuyahoga Community College District - located in Cleveland, students are charged $2,537 per year
- Lorain County Community College - located in Elyria, students are charged $2,570 per year
An early childhood education degree from an Ohio school... what next?
Kindergarten teacher, elementary school teacher, and preschool director are the professions of choice for a majority of early childhood education graduates in Ohio. If you decide to work as an early childhood education professional in Ohio, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 67,300 Ohio early childhood education professional as of 2010. This number includes 16,920 preschool teachers, 4,900 kindergarten teachers, and 43,430 elementary school teachers. The following counties have the largest number of Ohio early childhood education professionals:
- Delaware County - 13,330 early childhood education professionals
- Dearborn County - 13,240 early childhood education professionals
- Cuyahoga County - 11,390 early childhood education professionals
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 74,950 early childhood education professionals will be working in Ohio. This would require the number of early childhood education professional to grow by 11%.
On average, early childhood education professionals earn $43,000 per year. In 2010, however, some Ohio early childhood education professional earned as little as less than $15,600 per year or as much as more than $110,960 per year. The following counties in Ohio have the highest average salaries for early childhood education professionals:
- Portage County - $45,013 per year
- Cuyahoga County - $44,768 per year
- Adams County - $44,185 per year
On average, early childhood education professionals earn the least in the following Ohio counties:
- Erie County - $29,880 per year
- Richland County - $36,513 per year
- Jefferson County - $37,840 per year
On average, the highest paid early childhood education professionals in Ohio were:
- Elementary School Teacher - $54,180 per year
- Kindergarten Teacher - $49,320 per year
- Preschool Director - $44,930 per year
On average, the lowest paid early childhood education professionals in Ohio were:
- Preschool Director - $44,930 per year
- Preschool Teacher - $23,570 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Ohio statistics regarding a career in early childhood education. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as early childhood education or .
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education in Ohio
- Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education in Ohio
- Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education in Ohio
- Certificate in Early Childhood Education in Ohio
Curious what studying Early Childhood Education gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Ohio
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education||43,430||$54,180||-20.7%|
|Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education||16,920||$23,570||79.8%|
|Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education||4,900||$49,320||-24.8%|
|Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program||2,050||$44,930||19.9%|
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