California Child Care Workers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Child Care Workers in California

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Fast Facts for Child Care Workers in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Redding, Yuba City and Merced
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Santa Barbara, Santa Ana and Stockton
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Riverside, San Diego and Sacramento

Salaries for Child Care Workers in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Francisco, Napa and Santa Rosa

Schools for Child Care Workers in California are listed below.

Selected Child Care Worker Schools in California

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  • Programs: Child Care Professional
  • Degrees: Diploma

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: M.Ed. - Program Specialist in Early Childhood Specialist
  • Degrees: Master

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  • Programs: Early Childhood Education
  • Degrees: Diploma

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: Early Childhood Education - EdS, Early Childhood Education - Doctor of Education, Early Childhood Education - PhD in Education
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Concordia University, Nebraska offers accredited Master of Education and Master of Science degree programs online to help advance your career and become a transformative leader.

  • Programs: M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education
  • Degrees: Master

Pursue your education at Pacific Oaks College.

  • Programs: B.A. Early Childhood Education , B.A. Early Childhood Education with Dual Credential, M.A. Early Childhood Education, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Early Childhood Education (Certificate Only) - Online, Early Childhood Education (MEd plus Certification) - Online, Early Childhood Education (Master of Education) - Online
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Certificate, Master
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More California Child Care Worker Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Butte College Oroville Associate 12,228
University of La Verne La Verne Doctorate & First Professional 7,370

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Child Care Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Child Care Workers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Child Care Workers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bakersfield 1520 $22170 1.24
Fresno 2310 $21030 1.63
Hanford 0 $20400 0
Corcoran 0 $20400 0
Chico 680 $22530 2.25
Oxnard 1760 $24210 1.43
Thousand Oaks 1760 $24210 1.43
Ventura 1760 $24210 1.43
Redding 400 $24380 1.63
Riverside 6340 $23300 1.16
San Bernardino 6340 $23300 1.16
Ontario 6340 $23300 1.16
Sacramento 3080 $23770 0.85
Roseville 3080 $23770 0.85
Arden 3080 $23770 0.85
Arcade 3080 $23770 0.85
Salinas 430 $25210 0.65
Los Angeles 18520 $24030 0.79
Long Beach 18520 $24030 0.79
Anaheim 18520 $24030 0.79
Madera 0 $23320 0
Merced 150 $21990 0.55
Modesto 830 $24070 1.19
Napa 160 $24170 0.55
San Diego 5620 $24700 1
Carlsbad 5620 $24700 1
Santa Cruz 460 $27010 1.24
Watsonville 460 $27010 1.24
Santa Maria 670 $27190 0.88
Santa Barbara 670 $27190 0.88
Santa Rosa 710 $28110 0.91
San Francisco 7750 $27850 0.85
Oakland 7750 $27850 0.85
Hayward 7750 $27850 0.85
Stockton 1160 $27490 1.27
Lodi 1160 $27490 1.27
San Jose 2990 $29440 0.71
Sunnyvale 2990 $29440 0.71
Santa Clara 2990 $29440 0.71
Vallejo 660 $23130 1.27
Fairfield 660 $23130 1.27
Visalia 390 $23580 0.67
Porterville 390 $23580 0.67
Yuba City 280 $22110 1.75
San Luis Obispo 320 $22730 0.69
Paso Robles 320 $22730 0.69
Arroyo Grande 320 $22730 0.69
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