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Fast Facts for Child Care Workers in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Winchester, Blacksburg and Danville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Harrisonburg, Lynchburg and Charlottesville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Richmond, Virginia Beach and Roanoke

Salaries for Child Care Workers in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Charlottesville, Winchester and Richmond

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  • B.S. in Early Childhood
  • B.S. in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education
  • M.Ed. in Master of Education in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education-ITL
  • Want to be a Teacher or Educational Administrator? Learn why GCU could be the best place to start! Here's why:
  • Options: Choose from a variety of undergraduate and graduate education programs, including TESOL, early childhood ed, elementary ed, secondary ed & more.
  • Convenience: Complete courses online, on campus, or a combination of both. We also offer evening classes!
  • Earlier Graduation: Our 4-credit courses allow you to complete your degree program in less time.
  • Transfer Friendly: We will request your transcripts, evaluate your graduate coursework, and determine your anticipated graduation date within 24 hours.
  • Financial Options: Numerous financing options available, including scholarships for academic achievement.
Programs
  • Undergraduate in Early Childhood
  • Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Administration
  • 100% online degrees include Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science in Education, and more.
  • Students and faculty are encouraged to engage in a collaborative learning environment that promotes personal and professional growth.
  • All faculty are professionals in the field of education, with PhD or EdD qualifications.
  • Programs are designed to help educators at every level sharpen their teaching skills.
Programs
  • Child Care Provider
  • A private, accredited distance learning college based in Norcross, Georgia founded in 1987.
  • Ensures that service members, their spouses and veterans can maximize their military education benefits.
  • Gives students the option to customize monthly payments to fit their budgets and lifestyle.
  • Offers all-inclusive tuition: textbooks, learning materials, and academic support are covered in the cost.
  • Allows alumni to enroll in any future program at a reduced rate.
Programs
  • Early Childhood Education (B.S.) Online
  • Early Childhood Education (Ed.S.)
  • Early Childhood Education (M.Ed.) Online
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best Colleges for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Challenging students to live extraordinary lives of personal and professional fulfillment since 1878.
  • Offers programs in business, communication, education, humanities, fine arts, health sciences, and graduate studies.
  • Provides on-campus housing options and study abroad programs for students.
  • Campus features several academic centers for students, including The Writing Center and the Study Place for Achievement (SPA).
Programs
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Provides students the opportunity to train at home in their spare time to get their high school diploma, train for a new career, or enhance current skills.
  • Offers programs in psychology/social work, business management, medical billing, criminal justice, and more.
  • Member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).
  • Features a fully flexible schedule with no classes to attend, leaving the study pace up to the student.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology : Child Development
  • BS in Early Childhood
  •  Ranked one of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  •  Offers a no-obligation, 3-week trial period where students may determine if the university is right for them before they commit to it.
  •  Strives to be a student’s partner in lifelong learning; committed to helping them achieve their goals.
  •  Serves students of all ages, from first-graders learning to read to professionals seeking postgraduate training.
  •  Provides career-oriented diploma through master’s programs in fields such as healthcare, business, legal and paralegal services, information technology, criminal justice and design.
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  • Early Childhood Education (Certificate Only) - Online
  • Early Childhood Education (MEd plus Certification) - Online
  • Early Childhood Education (Master of Education) - Online
  • For the 12th consecutive year, Cal U was named one for the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review 
  • Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017
  • Quality Online courses at Cal U have the same objectives, content and learning outcomes as campus-based programs and are taught by the same expert professors.
  • Offers private school amenities at a public school cost. Student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1
  • CAL U online programs complete an annual assessment of student learning to ensure outcomes are focused on your success in career entry, advancement or enhancement!
Programs
  • Early Childhood Education - EdS
  • Early Childhood Education - Doctor of Education
  • Early Childhood Education - PhD in Education
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.
Programs
  • Education Specialist in Educational Leadership
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.
Programs
  • Master of Science in Executive Leadership
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Offers credit transfer through PATHe Program, awarding credit for prior knowledge, such as previous college credits, work experience, and military experience.
  • Online degree programs are 100% online and offered through 7 weekly sessions.
  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools & Colleges (NEASC).

More Virginia 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
Lynchburg
Associate
4,926
Danville
Associate
4,016
Melfa
Associate
907
Locust Grove
Associate
5,899
Chester
Associate
8,082
Richmond
Associate
12,557
Dublin
Associate
4,586
Annandale
Associate
41,266
Martinsville
Associate
2,948
Franklin
Associate
1,544
Richlands
Associate
3,716
Hampton
Associate
9,368
Norfolk
Associate
25,857
Abingdon
Associate
2,580
Roanoke
Associate
8,653
Wytheville
Associate
3,072

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Child Care Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Virginia. 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
Charlottesville 550 $22,150
Blacksburg 230 $18,960
Christiansburg 230 $18,960
Radford 230 $18,960
Harrisonburg 220 $18,540
Lynchburg 480 $18,380
Richmond 2550 $18,820
Roanoke 500 $18,240
Staunton 240 $18,770
Waynesboro 240 $18,770

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