As a unique, independent academy, Pinkerton Academy's mission is to strive to ensure the growth of all students in a challenging, respectful, and collaborative environment. The Academy fosters a student-centered community with purposefully designed, interactive and relevant learning opportunities.

What is a Non-Traditional Occupation?

A non-traditional occupation is an occupation in which 75% or more of the persons in that field are of the same gender.

Why Consider a Non-Traditional Occupation?

The best reasons for considering non-traditional career choices are simple and direct: increased pay and wider choice of career options.  Non-Traditional occupations for women will earn 150% more over a lifetime of work than a traditional occupation for women.  Students are encouraged regardless of gender to follow their dreams and utilize their interests and skills.

Non-Traditional Careers for Women and Men: 

For Women: 

  • Computer Programmer
  • Automotive Technician
  • Dentist
  • Electrician
  • Engineer
  • Chef / Head Cook
  • Architect
  • Carpenter / Woodworker
  • Welder
  • Firefighter

For Men: 

  • LNA 
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Banking
  • Florist
  • Registered Nurse
  • Teacher
  • Social Worker
  • Administrative Assistant

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