Childcare Careers

Virginia Career View

This site is created by Virginia Career VIEW (Vital Information for Education and Work). In the search box in the upper right corner, enter the career you’d like to research. You’ll find summaries of career including job tasks, education needed, income ranges, etc. Check out the page for Child Care Worker .

United States Department of Labor-A-Z Index of Careers

View data on different careers at the Bureau of Labor Statistics website. Many careers are listed under broad topics, and then broken down into smaller groups on a different page.

Early Child Care and Education Career Guide

This website has a comprehensive list of child care careers with links to description, education requirements, salaries, etc.

Please note: while many of the links refer to jobs in the U.S., some of the links go to career information in the U.K. In that case, you will notice that the salaries are listed in pounds, not dollars.


Virginia Education Wizard

This interactive site steps you through the process of researching careers that you might be considering.