Early Childhood Education Salary and Careers | Penn Foster College

Early Childhood Education Degree

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  • Self-Paced
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Salary and Careers

Penn Foster college can help you take the next step on your career path. There are many career opportunities in Early Childhood Education:

Tell me about an Early Childhood Education salary.
The average early childhood education salary is currently $27,130.¹ Preschool teachers that are employed in elementary and secondary schools make an average salary of up to $41,520.¹

Penn Foster College's Career Services

Career Cruising

We’ve partnered with the career development expert, Career Cruising, to help Early Childhood Education students like you, do more with the skills that you have. You’ll get more than just job listings and resume tips. As soon as you enroll, you can take quizzes to help you make career choices, create a customized profile online to capture your progress, and you’ll have access to advice from real career experts. We know that you want more than just a degree. Start using our career resources as soon as you enroll, and take the next step on your career path. Our career tools include:

Find the career resources that can help you on your journey. Contact us today to learn more about our career services department.

Janiera Early Childhood Graduate

Hear from a Successful Penn Foster Early Childhood Education Graduate

Click on the links below to see the inspiring story of our Graduate of the Year, De Janiera Thomas an ECE graduate who overcame obstacles to achieve her goal:

¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Preschool Teachers, on the Internet here. Statistics found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are based on national data, so job growth in your area may be different, and post-graduation salary depends on educational background, level of experience, and geographic area of the country.

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