Florida Child Care Workers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Child Care Workers in Florida

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Fast Facts for Child Care Workers in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Deltona, Fort Walton Beach and Port St. Lucie
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Sarasota, Cape Coral and Ocala
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Miami and Fort Lauderdale

Salaries for Child Care Workers in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Sebastian, Palm Bay and Ocala

Schools for Child Care Workers in Florida are listed below.

Selected Child Care Worker Schools in Florida

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: Undergraduate in Early Childhood, Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Administration
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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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

Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program.

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

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  • Programs: Early Childhood Education - PhD in Education, Early Childhood Education - EdS, Early Childhood Education - Doctor of Education
  • Degrees: Doctorate
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More Florida Child Care Worker Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Brevard Community College Cocoa Associate 14,496
Broward College Fort Lauderdale Associate 31,730
Central Florida Community College Ocala Associate 6,210
Chipola College Marianna Bachelor 2,144
Daytona State College Daytona Beach Bachelor 13,675
Edison State College Fort Myers Bachelor 11,369
Florida Community College at Jacksonville Jacksonville Bachelor 24,939
Gulf Coast Community College Panama City Associate 5,758
Hillsborough Community College Tampa Associate 22,621
Indian River State College Fort Pierce Bachelor 14,932
Lake City Community College Lake City Associate 2,849
Lake-Sumter Community College Leesburg Associate 3,904
Manatee Community College Bradenton Associate 9,869
Miami Dade College Miami Bachelor 54,094
North Florida Community College Madison Associate 1,291
Northwest Florida State College Niceville Bachelor 7,043
Palm Beach Community College Lake Worth Associate 22,881
Pensacola Junior College Pensacola Associate 10,728
Polk Community College Winter Haven Associate 7,757
Saint Johns River Community College Palatka Associate 5,111
Santa Fe College Gainesville Associate 14,824
Seminole Community College Sanford Associate 12,745
South Florida Community College Avon Park Associate 2,787
St Petersburg College Clearwater Bachelor 25,450
Tallahassee Community College Tallahassee Associate 13,776

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Child Care Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. 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


Gainesville 290 $20170 0.56
Homosassa Springs 190 $18640 1.49
Jacksonville 2630 $20020 1.02
Cape Coral 1450 $21410 1.47
Fort Myers 1450 $21410 1.47
Crestview 430 $19100 1.02
Fort Walton Beach 430 $19100 1.02
Destin 430 $19100 1.02
Deltona 930 $19540 1.23
Daytona Beach 930 $19540 1.23
Ormond Beach 930 $19540 1.23
Orlando 3870 $19980 0.83
Kissimmee 3870 $19980 0.83
Sanford 3870 $19980 0.83
Palm Bay 760 $20990 0.93
Melbourne 760 $20990 0.93
Titusville 760 $20990 0.93
Panama City 210 $20540 0.64
Pensacola 780 $18750 1.17
Ferry Pass 780 $18750 1.17
Brent 780 $18750 1.17
Port St. Lucie 580 $20380 1.06
Punta Gorda 60 $20460 0.34
Lakeland 660 $18680 0.77
Winter Haven 660 $18680 0.77
Miami 11530 $19650 1.14
Fort Lauderdale 11530 $19650 1.14
West Palm Beach 11530 $19650 1.14
Naples 490 $22260 0.91
Immokalee 490 $22260 0.91
Marco Island 490 $22260 0.91
North Port 960 $23260 0.85
Sarasota 960 $23260 0.85
Bradenton 960 $23260 0.85
Ocala 390 $20410 0.97
Sebastian 100 $23270 0.53
Vero Beach 100 $23270 0.53
Sebring 170 $20620 1.62
Tallahassee 500 $20150 0.75
Tampa 5740 $19790 1.13
St. Petersburg 5740 $19790 1.13
Clearwater 5740 $19790 1.13
The Villages 110 $21470 1.09
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