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Early Childhood Education Schools in South Dakota

In 2018-2019, 73 students earned their Child development degrees in SD.

In terms of popularity, Early Childhood Education is the 7th most popular major in the state out of a total 46 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in South Dakota

Child development majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 66
Associate’s Degree 7

Gender Distribution

In South Dakota, a child development major is more popular with women than with men.

Early Childhood Education Majors in SD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of child development majors in South Dakota is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.7%
  • White: 80.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.7%
  • Other Races: 13.7%
Early Childhood Education Majors in SD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in South Dakota

There are 2,100 people in the state and 555,680 people in the nation working in child development jobs.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. SD

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in South Dakota

Child development grads earn an average of $30,860 in the state and $34,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in South Dakota that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,512 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.53 years to graduate. In their early career, South Dakota State grads earn an average salary of $37,900. The full-time teacher rate is 82%.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
5% Graduation Rate
1,306 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $15,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
549 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $11,906. The full-time teacher rate is 86%. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

Early Childhood Education Careers in SD

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title SD Job Growth SD Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 13% $29,580
Kindergarten Teachers 6% $41,470

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to child development.

Major Annual Graduates in SD
Elementary Education 288
Secondary Education 67
Teacher Education 11
Teacher Development & Methodology 4
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 3
Middle School Education & Teaching 2

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