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Child Care Workers

Employment Prospects


Child care workers hold about 1.2 million jobs in the United States. They are employed in child-care centers, preschools, public schools, and private homes. About 26 percent of these workers work in child care centers. Both the government and the private sector are working to provide for the enormous need for quality child care. Franchisers, like Primrose Schools Franchising Company and Kids 'R' Kids International, are also providing more employment opportunities.

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