Mississippi Child Care Workers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Child Care Workers in Mississippi

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Fast Facts for Child Care Workers in Mississippi

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Hattiesburg and Jackson
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Gulfport and Pascagoula
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Jackson and Gulfport

Salaries for Child Care Workers in Mississippi

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Gulfport and Jackson

Schools for Child Care Workers in Mississippi are listed below.

Selected Child Care Worker Schools in Mississippi

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  • Programs: Child Care Professional
  • Degrees: Diploma

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

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education*
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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

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

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

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

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

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

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Coahoma Community College Clarksdale Associate 2,216
Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wesson Associate 2,382
East Central Community College Decatur Associate 2,281
Hinds Community College Raymond Associate 9,941
Itawamba Community College Fulton Associate 5,871
Jones County Junior College Ellisville Associate 4,683
Meridian Community College Meridian Associate 3,543
Northeast Mississippi Community College Booneville Associate 3,339
Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia Associate 7,097
Pearl River Community College Poplarville Associate 4,593
Rust College Holly Springs Bachelor 979
Southwest Mississippi Community College Summit Associate 1,843

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Child Care Workers

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


Gulfport 570 $18350 0.93
Biloxi 570 $18350 0.93
Pascagoula 570 $18350 0.93
Hattiesburg 420 $17950 1.74
Jackson 2230 $18330 2.05
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