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Fast Facts for Child Care Workers in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Iowa City, Waterloo and Dubuque
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Davenport, Des Moines and Sioux City
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Iowa City and Cedar Rapids

Salaries for Child Care Workers in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Des Moines, Cedar Rapids and Iowa City

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More Iowa Child Care Worker Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Ankeny
Associates
22,446
Cedar Rapids
Associates
14,233
Davenport
Associates
7,872
Council Bluffs
Associates
6,081
Sioux City
Associates
5,660
Waterloo
Associates
5,532
Calmar
Associates
4,786
Ottumwa
Associates
4,366
Estherville
Associates
2,122
Marshalltown
Associates
2,006

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Child Care Workers

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

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Ames330 $18,740
Waterloo-Cedar Falls710 $19,780
Iowa City910 $21,810
Cedar Rapids820 $23,140
Des Moines-West Des Moines1830 $22,470
DubuqueN/A $19,200

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