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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

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.

2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics,

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines1950$24,480
Iowa City1130$22,490
Cedar Rapids380$23,190
Waterloo-Cedar Falls670$19,160

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