Thursday, July 26, 2012

Where are the Best Jobs for Seniors?

Unemployment statistics always seem to be negative and at the same time, more seniors are finding it necessary to supplement their retirement income, or make career changes if not quite at retirement age.  It's possible with current economic trends that more retirees will be working to supplement income.

If you are looking for more information, you may want to visit "The Outlook for Senior Jobs in 2012" by US News.

AARP at their website, aarp.org, provides a list of the top 50 jobs for career change for those over 50.  The top 10 in their list of 50 includes:
  • Home Health Aid
  • Personal and Home Care Aide
  • Computer Software Engineer
  • Medical Assistant
  • Network Systems and Data Communications Analyst
  • Dental Assistant
  • Self-enrichment Education Teacher
  • Compliance Officer
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Veterinary Technologist
And the list goes on, providing estimated income information as well as education required for the type of work described.  Here is another article about the senior workforce that should be helpful to all of us who are at or near retirement age and may need to find employment.