Demographic information on Childcare workers in the US. The average age of male Childcare workers in the workforce is 33 and of female Childcare workers is 37, and the most common race/ethnicity for Childcare workers is White.
Data on higher education choices for Childcare workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Childcare workers is Education but a relatively high number of Childcare workers hold a major in Communication Technologies.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Childcare workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Childcare workers need many skills, but most especially Monitoring, Social Perceptiveness, and Service Orientation. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Childcare workers need more than the average amount of Learning Strategies, Service Orientation, and Social Perceptiveness.
Projections on wages and job growth for Childcare workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Childcare workers are expected to see a growth of 5.5% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.