5 Jobs That Might Appeal to People Over 50

5 Jobs That Might Appeal to People Over 50

Here is a list of 5 of the common career options for people over the age of 50 who might be looking for a flexible or part-time work schedule. For the most up-to-date salary information from Indeed, please click on each salary link below:

1. Graphic designer

National average salary: $58,725 per year

Primary duties: A graphic designer is responsible for the visual concept of a product or a brand. They can either produce artwork by hand using different materials, or they can use computer software to attract and inform customers. Artwork can help various deliverables, such as e-books, brochures and magazines, stand out to its target audience.

2. Virtual assistant

National average salary: $61,214 per year

Primary duties: A virtual assistant is responsible for providing administrative services to another person. They work away from the office to do things like answer phone calls, schedule meetings, arrange travel and keep a contact list. Virtual assistants also create reports and presentations, organize online files and assist with bookkeeping.

3. Sales representative

National average salary: $72,838 per year

Primary duties: A sales representative is responsible for selling a company’s products and services to a target audience. They identify a person’s needs, create sales reports, meet sales quotas and design presentations that explain a product’s benefits to a chosen audience. Sales representatives may also perform research to identify new markets where they can establish a customer base.

4. Editor

National average salary: $46,349 per year

Primary duties: An editor reviews documents written and submitted by a writer. They’ll make suggestions as to how content can be improved and check for grammatical and spelling errors in the process. They can also approve the content for distribution, but they may report to a production manager above them who might make the final decision.

5. Tutor

National average salary: $51,896 per year

Primary duties: Tutors are responsible for helping students learn skills and master subjects. They show students how to prepare for tests, take notes in class and complete their homework. Whether tutors work with students one-on-one or in small groups, they strive to help students get better grades in school. Tutors usually work with students outside of a traditional classroom setting, often teaching students in tutoring centers, at home or online. They work with a variety of school ages, i