Missouri Child Care Workers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Child Care Workers in Missouri

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Fast Facts for Child Care Workers in Missouri

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Jefferson City, Springfield and St. Louis
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Columbia, Joplin and St. Joseph
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: St. Louis, Kansas City and Springfield

Salaries for Child Care Workers in Missouri

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Jefferson City, Columbia and Kansas City

Schools for Child Care Workers in Missouri are listed below.

Selected Child Care Worker Schools in Missouri

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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

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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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  • 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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More Missouri Child Care Worker Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies Fayette Masters 2,494
Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Fayette Bachelor 934
East Central College Union Associate 3,604
Jefferson College Hillsboro Associate 4,865
Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Kansas City Associate 4,540
Mineral Area College Park Hills Associate 3,061
Missouri State University-West Plains West Plains Associate 1,757
Moberly Area Community College Moberly Associate 4,009
North Central Missouri College Trenton Associate 1,505
Ozarks Technical Community College Springfield Associate 10,250
Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley Saint Louis Associate 6,250
Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park Saint Louis Associate 7,230
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Kirkwood Associate 10,168
Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau Masters 10,624
St Charles Community College Cottleville Associate 6,933
State Fair Community College Sedalia Associate 3,306
Three Rivers Community College Poplar Bluff Poplar Bluff Associate 3,185

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Child Care Workers

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


Jefferson City 620 $18980 2.1
Columbia 450 $18620 1.2
Joplin 390 $18070 1.21
Springfield 970 $18330 1.19
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