The 10 Jobs With Most Older Workers

Tax preparers top the list
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 7, 2017 11:46 AM CDT
The 10 Jobs With Most Older Workers
A tax professional works at her office in Boulder, Colo.   (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Aiming for an early retirement? It might be smart to steer clear of these professions. Time has compiled a list of the jobs people work the longest, based on the percentage of workers over 65. The top 10:

  1. Tax preparers: 14.2%
  2. Clergy: 13.6%
  3. Farmers: 12.7%
  4. Bus and ambulance drivers: 12.6%
  5. Real estate brokers and agents: 11.7%
  6. Psychologists: 11.7%
  7. Barbers: 11.3%
  8. Musicians: 10.9%
  9. Taxi drivers and chauffeurs: 10%
  10. Dentists: 9.7%
Click for the full list, or see the best and worst states for retirees. (More lists stories.)

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