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Fast Facts for Child Care Workers in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Victoria, Brownsville and Laredo
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Odessa, Tyler and Houston
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, San Antonio and Fort Worth

Salaries for Child Care Workers in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Austin, Odessa and Sherman

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More Texas Child Care Worker Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Amarillo
Associate
10,387
Lufkin
Associate
4,677
Austin
Associate
33,508
Brenham
Associate
14,589
Farmers Branch
Associate
11,059
Killeen
Associate
21,532
Cisco
Associate
3,365
Beeville
Associate
3,196
Plano
Associate
20,143
Texas City
Associate
3,521
Corpus Christi
Associate
11,167
Mesquite
Associate
10,653
El Paso
Associate
25,023
Hillsboro
Associate
3,556
Houston
Associate
43,518
Kilgore
Associate
5,150
Beaumont
Associate
2,590
Port Arthur
Associate
2,325
Laredo
Associate
7,831
The Woodlands
Associate
39,756
Waco
Associate
8,079
Midland
Bachelor
5,739
Odessa
Associate
4,580
San Antonio
Associate
19,819
Pasadena
Associate
23,805
Levelland
Associate
6,602
McAllen
Bachelor
19,827
Waxahachie
Masters
1,834
Fort Worth
Associate
37,948
Temple
Associate
4,787
Texarkana
Associate
4,439
Athens
Associate
5,046
Tyler
Associate
8,217
Vernon
Associate
2,808
Victoria
Associate
4,002
Snyder
Associate
1,844
Wharton
Associate
5,892

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Child Care Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Texas. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Austin 6150 $22,850
Round Rock 6150 $22,850
Abilene 420 $18,550
Amarillo 500 $18,870
Beaumont 630 $18,280
Port Arthur 630 $18,280
Brownsville 1400 $18,620
Harlingen 1400 $18,620
College Station 570 $18,800
Bryan 570 $18,800
Corpus Christi 1070 $19,060
Dallas 16130 $19,170
Fort Worth 16130 $19,170
Arlington 16130 $19,170
El Paso 1220 $18,370
Houston 12890 $19,270
The Woodlands 12890 $19,270
Sugar Land 12890 $19,270
San Angelo 310 $18,400
San Antonio 4900 $20,290
New Braunfels 4900 $20,290
Laredo 550 $18,080
Longview 370 $17,940
Lubbock 840 $18,950
McAllen 1110 $18,730
Edinburg 1110 $18,730
Mission 1110 $18,730
Midland 400 $22,890
Killeen 790 $18,060
Temple 790 $18,060
Odessa 290 $21,410
Sherman 160 $18,120
Denison 160 $18,120
Tyler 510 $18,350
Victoria 240 $17,960
Waco 550 $18,260
Wichita Falls 310 $17,830

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