People with careers in early childhood development and services nurture and teach children. They provide services in childcare centers, nursery schools, preschools, private households, family childcare homes, and before- and-after school programs.
Employment is projected to increase about as fast as the average for all occupations. High replacement needs should create good job opportunities for child care workers. Qualified persons who are interested in this work should have little trouble finding and keeping a job.
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