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:
- Computer Programmer
- Automotive Technician
- Chef / Head Cook
- Carpenter / Woodworker
- Dental Hygienist
- Registered Nurse
- Social Worker
- Administrative Assistant