Texas Child Care Workers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Child Care Workers in Texas

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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

Schools for Child Care Workers in Texas are listed below.

Selected Child Care Worker Schools in Texas

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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
  • Degrees: Diploma

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

Concordia University, Nebraska offers accredited Master of Education and Master of Science degree programs online to help advance your career and become a transformative leader.

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

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 Texas Child Care Worker Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Amarillo College Amarillo Associate 10,387
Angelina College Lufkin Associate 4,677
Austin Community College District Austin Associate 33,508
Blinn College Brenham Associate 14,589
Brookhaven College Farmers Branch Associate 11,059
Central Texas College Killeen Associate 21,532
Cisco College Cisco Associate 3,365
Coastal Bend College Beeville Associate 3,196
Colin College Plano Associate 20,143
College of the Mainland Texas City Associate 3,521
Del Mar College Corpus Christi Associate 11,167
Eastfield College Mesquite Associate 10,653
El Paso Community College El Paso Associate 25,023
Hill College Hillsboro Associate 3,556
Houston Community College Houston Associate 43,518
Kilgore College Kilgore Associate 5,150
Lamar Institute of Technology Beaumont Associate 2,590
Lamar State College-Port Arthur Port Arthur Associate 2,325
Laredo Community College Laredo Associate 7,831
Lone Star College System The Woodlands Associate 39,756
McLennan Community College Waco Associate 8,079
Midland College Midland Bachelor 5,739
Odessa College Odessa Associate 4,580
San Antonio College San Antonio Associate 19,819
San Jacinto Community College Pasadena Associate 23,805
South Plains College Levelland Associate 6,602
South Texas College McAllen Bachelor 19,827
Southwestern Assemblies of God University Waxahachie Masters 1,834
Tarrant County College Fort Worth Associate 37,948
Temple College Temple Associate 4,787
Texarkana College Texarkana Associate 4,439
Trinity Valley Community College Athens Associate 5,046
Tyler Junior College Tyler Associate 8,217
Vernon College Vernon Associate 2,808
Victoria College Victoria Associate 4,002
Western Texas College Snyder Associate 1,844
Wharton County Junior College 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, 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


Abilene 410 $17890 1.52
Amarillo 620 $18340 1.3
Austin 5850 $21500 1.52
Round Rock 5850 $21500 1.52
Houston 13510 $19040 1.11
The Woodlands 13510 $19040 1.11
Sugar Land 13510 $19040 1.11
Beaumont 800 $18010 1.17
Port Arthur 800 $18010 1.17
Brownsville 1410 $18500 2.49
Harlingen 1410 $18500 2.49
College Station 540 $18260 1.29
Bryan 540 $18260 1.29
Corpus Christi 960 $18840 1.22
Dallas 15810 $19220 1.15
Fort Worth 15810 $19220 1.15
Arlington 15810 $19220 1.15
El Paso 1300 $18160 1.08
San Angelo 350 $17980 1.79
San Antonio 4530 $19610 1.15
New Braunfels 4530 $19610 1.15
Laredo 580 $18510 1.46
Longview 320 $17600 0.77
Lubbock 920 $18440 1.62
McAllen 1280 $18410 1.27
Edinburg 1280 $18410 1.27
Mission 1280 $18410 1.27
Midland 340 $20840 0.88
Killeen 940 $17750 1.7
Temple 940 $17750 1.7
Odessa 520 $19320 1.65
Sherman 140 $17920 0.75
Denison 140 $17920 0.75
Tyler 350 $17880 0.86
Victoria 280 $17610 1.59
Waco 540 $18330 1.19
Wichita Falls 300 $17520 1.3
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