Top Jobs for the 50-Plus Crowd

CNN/Money list ranks gigs as grant coordinator, personal trainer tops for older Americans.

By Lesley Kennedy • Reporter

Ever think, I’m really much too old to be doing this for a living? You’re in good company. Plenty of folks nearing retirement age are still wondering what they want to be when they grow up.

If you could use a little push in pulling off a career switcheroo, CNN and Money have come out with a list of the best jobs for employees older than 50. So if you’re stuck in a rut, how ’bout trying grant coordinator, personal trainer, energy field auditor, online content marketing writer or tutor on for size?

Not your thing? You could fall back on SEO (search engine optimization) specialist, yoga or Pilates instructor, marketing rep, technical writer or patient/health educator.

Hey, life’s too short to spend doing a job you hate, right? Plus, yoga teachers probably get free gym memberships too. We'll take all the perks we can get.

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First Published October 11, 2011

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