Pennsylvania Child Care Workers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Child Care Workers in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Child Care Workers in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Allentown, Johnstown and Williamsport
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lebanon, Scranton and Harrisburg
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Allentown

Salaries for Child Care Workers in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Harrisburg, York and Reading

Schools for Child Care Workers in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Child Care Worker Schools in Pennsylvania

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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

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 Pennsylvania Child Care Worker Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Chestnut Hill College Philadelphia Doctorate 2,062
Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh Associate 18,525
Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia Associate 17,334
Gannon University Erie Doctorate 4,134
Harcum College Bryn Mawr Associate 947
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg Associate 9,774
Keystone College La Plume Bachelor 1,796
Lackawanna College Scranton Associate 1,502
Laurel Business Institute Uniontown Associate 313
Laurel Technical Institute Sharon Associate 124
Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Blue Bell Associate 9,184
Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem Associate 7,912
Pennco Tech Bristol Bristol Associate 445
Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport Bachelor 6,682
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Johnstown Associate 1,358
Reading Area Community College Reading Associate 4,682
Seton Hill University Greensburg Masters 1,991
Westmoreland County Community College Youngwood Associate 6,239

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Child Care Workers

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


Altoona 300 $17880 1.23
Gettysburg 80 $20190 0.62
Bloomsburg 70 $19660 0.4
Berwick 70 $19660 0.4
Harrisburg 1090 $20960 0.83
Carlisle 1090 $20960 0.83
Johnstown 330 $18460 1.45
Chambersburg 100 $17750 0.41
Waynesboro 100 $17750 0.41
East Stroudsburg 260 $17670 1.15
Erie 750 $18400 1.43
Pittsburgh 3280 $20130 0.7
Reading 410 $18560 0.58
Lancaster 870 $19950 0.91
Lebanon 270 $20790 1.34
Scranton 820 $18400 0.77
Wilkes 820 $18400 0.77
Barre 820 $18400 0.77
Hazleton 820 $18400 0.77
State College 240 $19690 0.85
Williamsport 0 $18800 0
York 420 $18220 0.57
Hanover 420 $18220 0.57
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