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Early Childhood Education Schools in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

There are eight schools close to Wilkes-Barre, PA offering early childhood education programs. In 2010, 134 students graduated with degrees from Wilkes-Barre early childhood education schools. 66 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 53 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 127 students graduate from early childhood education programs in this city each year. This accounts for close to 18% of students who Pennsylvania schools graduate from early childhood education programs. More specifically, 14 students graduated with early childhood education certificates, 53 with a degree at the associate's level, 66 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and one with a degree at the master's level.

Eight early childhood education schools are in Wilkes-Barre. And out of these, five schools are private, while three schools are public. While tuition at a private early childhood education school varies from $19,020 to $34,536, tuition at a public early childhood education school varies from $7,456 to $7,778.

Average tuition for early childhood education programs is $22,071. While the highest tuition for early childhood education programs, which is $34,536 each year, is at the University of Scranton, the lowest tuition in Wilkes-Barre, which is $7,456 each year, is at the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Wilkes-Barre early childhood education schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

On average, 127 students graduate from early childhood education programs in this city each year. This accounts for close to 18% of students who Pennsylvania schools graduate from early childhood education programs. More specifically, 14 students graduated with early childhood education certificates, 53 with a degree at the associate's level, 66 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and one with a degree at the master's level.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate 2006: 16
  • Certificate 2007: 10
  • Certificate 2008: 16
  • Certificate 2009: 34
  • Certificate 2010: 14
  • Associate 2006: 15
  • Associate 2007: 38
  • Associate 2008: 33
  • Associate 2009: 42
  • Associate 2010: 53
  • Bachelor 2006: 59
  • Bachelor 2007: 34
  • Bachelor 2008: 66
  • Bachelor 2009: 59
  • Bachelor 2010: 66
  • Master 2006: 8
  • Master 2007: 5
  • Master 2008: 5
  • Master 2009: 2
  • Master 2010: 1

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Schools in Wilkes-Barre offer a total of 14 early childhood education programs. Of these programs, about 50% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 7
  • Master: 2

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17350
  • 25th Percentile: 21170
  • Median: 26770
  • 75th Percentile: 30740
  • 90th Percentile: 34860

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16020
  • 25th Percentile: 17260
  • Median: 19760
  • 75th Percentile: 22770
  • 90th Percentile: 25830

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39420
  • 25th Percentile: 46890
  • Median: 61800
  • 75th Percentile: 69740
  • 90th Percentile: 74810

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39720
  • 25th Percentile: 45400
  • Median: 53190
  • 75th Percentile: 65960
  • 90th Percentile: 75430

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22110
  • Median Salary 2007: 21750
  • Median Salary 2008: 26140
  • Median Salary 2009: 24950
  • Median Salary 2010: 26770
  • Total Employed 2006: 1150
  • Total Employed 2007: 910
  • Total Employed 2008: 760
  • Total Employed 2009: 500
  • Total Employed 2010: 480

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 17850
  • Median Salary 2007: 16920
  • Median Salary 2008: 16560
  • Median Salary 2009: 18790
  • Median Salary 2010: 19760
  • Total Employed 2006: 1410
  • Total Employed 2007: 930
  • Total Employed 2008: 900
  • Total Employed 2009: 1340
  • Total Employed 2010: 1350

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46100
  • Median Salary 2007: 51110
  • Median Salary 2008: 56780
  • Median Salary 2009: 54070
  • Median Salary 2010: 61800
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 280
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 380

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51300
  • Median Salary 2007: 48140
  • Median Salary 2008: 50250
  • Median Salary 2009: 49980
  • Median Salary 2010: 53190
  • Total Employed 2006: 300
  • Total Employed 2007: 350
  • Total Employed 2008: 380
  • Total Employed 2009: 290
  • Total Employed 2010: 320

Wilkes-Barre vs Pennsylvania Early Childhood Education Employment

Wilkes-Barre vs Pennsylvania Early Childhood Education Employment

  • Employed in Wilkes-Barre: 4.184% (2530)

Early Childhood Education Schools in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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1. King's College

133 N River St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711-0801
(570) 208-5900

King's College, which is just 13.3 miles from neighboring Scranton, is 2.8 miles from Wilkes Barre, PA and this school offers one early childhood education program. King's is a 4-year institution and King's is the only institution in this city offering early childhood education.