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Fast Facts for Child Care Workers in Missouri

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Jefferson City, Springfield and St. Louis
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Columbia, Joplin and St. Joseph
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: St. Louis, Kansas City and Springfield

Salaries for Child Care Workers in Missouri

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Jefferson City, Columbia and Kansas City

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More Missouri 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
Total Enrollment
Saint Louis
Associates
18,835
Kansas City
Associates
14,874
Springfield
Associates
12,692
Cape Girardeau
Masters
11,486
Cottleville
Associates
6,563
Moberly
Associates
4,898
Sedalia
Associates
4,742
Hillsboro
Associates
4,439
Fayette
Masters
3,999
Park Hills
Associates
3,700
Poplar Bluff
Associates
3,226
Union
Associates
2,897
Springfield
Doctorate
2,112
Trenton
Associates
1,832
Fayette
Bachelors
1,060
Chillicothe
N/A
71
Kirksville
N/A
33
Lexington
N/A
31
Platte City
N/A
2

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Child Care Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Missouri. 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® 23.1 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
Jefferson City530 $22,160
Columbia560 $24,900
Joplin300 $21,790
Springfield1130 $20,420

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