A nontraditional career is a career that is traditionally filled by one gender. You can find nontraditional jobs in any field so don’t overlook nontraditional options as you explore careers because they may:
- be more interesting and rewarding
- have higher wages and better benefits
- have better opportunities for advancement and job satisfaction
- may provide an alternative path to economic independence
Here are a few examples of nontraditional career paths:
Early childhood education
Check your school to see if it has programs to help you enter a nontraditional career path.