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.

Public School Teacher
A top 5 pick
Public School Teacher
5 job tips if you're over age 50
Full report at Salary.com

There's a huge demand for teachers, particularly in science and math. Alternative certification programs aimed at older workers can pay for and speed up the process of becoming a teacher. Most public school teachers still get two months off each summer, but workdays are longer than you think.
Median Pay: $47,500
  Salary Total compensation
(includes bonus)
Most people make:
90% in this job make more than:
$36,100 $36,100
Top earners:
10% in this job make more than:
$64,100 $64,100
10-year Job Growth: 14% 
Growth in Jobs 147,879
Total openings 436,111
Career Description
Prepares lesson plans and instructs students. Evaluates and monitors students' performance.
Bachelor's degree, teacher education program and state licensing
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