The 40 Best Job Opportunities for Retirees

You're at the golden gate, and some of the best years are in front of you. 

Yet, you don't want to fully retire even though you are at that “traditional” age to do so. 

There are many things you enjoy doing and want to try out, and 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. 

We put together a list of jobs for retirees that should fit the varying needs and lifestyles of those who prefer to remain working whether you want to: 


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. 

Join a Board

According to the National Association of Corporate Directors, compensation can go up to $115,000 for a large private company seat on the Board. At the same time, a public corporation could command go up to $214,000.