If you're over 50 - top 20 jobs for a change

Research by Money Magazine and Salary.com: You're ready to retire from the rat race. Now you want work you can feel passionate about.

Celebrant/Religious Leader
A top 5 pick
Celebrant/Religious Leader
5 job tips if you're over age 50
Full report at Salary.com

Tending to others' spiritual needs certainly qualifies as a career with "meaning." In addition to traditional ministerial and religious education positions, you can also become a celebrant, someone who helps people mark important events in life with customized ceremonies that reflect their beliefs and backgrounds.
Median Pay: $48,300
  Salary Total compensation
(includes bonus)
Most people make:
90% in this job make more than:
$21,600 $21,600
Top earners:
10% in this job make more than:
$71,600 $77,200
10-year Job Growth: 12% 
Growth in Jobs 52,248
Total openings 138,851
Career Description
Leads worship services and performs others acts associated with religious or spiritual beliefs. Develop customized ceremonies to officiate at weddings, funerals and other life events. May provide counsel to members on spiritual and moral matters.
Education/Experience
Bachelors degree, training courses and certifcation. Need state sanction to legally marry couples
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