Here Are 40 of the Best Jobs for Retirees

According to a Transamerica Center For Retirement Studies survey, many workers expect to retire after age 65 or never retire. The majority (55%) of workers plan to work in retirement either part-time (41%) or full-time (14%).

There are many things you enjoy doing and wanting to try out. This time in your life may be an excellent time to start a business, join a board, become a tour guide, or work in retail.


Do you enjoy working with numbers? Bookkeepers are those who manage accounts, invoices, payroll, and other financial records for businesses. They use various math and computer programs like Excel, Quickbooks, and other accounting software.

Serving on a board for a non-profit or corporation is an excellent way to leverage your credentials, skills, and skills. It also can be pretty lucrative. According to the National Association of Corporate Directors, compensation can go up to $115,000 for a large private company seat on the Board.

Join a Board

Business or Management Consultant

Leveraging what you know to advise on business processes (i.e., business consultancy) or dealing with the people side of the organization (i.e., management consultancy) to develop training or organizational culture can be a win-win solution.

Retirees can work as administrative assistants or secretaries, especially if they bring a set of varying skills to do essential nitty-gritty work. Their responsibilities are to support administrative professionals in any sector and can work remotely.

Administrative Assistant/ Secretary

Since the pandemic, supply constraints have impacted product deliveries in virtually every industry. This job commands an annual salary of $54,209.

Logistics Supervisor

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