Career & Retirement News

Best Careers for Women Over 40

These jobs combine above-average pay, prospects, control and flexibility.

What do women want in a job? More magazine conducted a national survey of women over 40 and asked them that question. The answers: a good salary, bright future prospects, a high degree of personal control and a flexible schedule. More then interviewed career experts to identify careers that are well positioned to deliver those attributes heading into 2010. Among them: community service manager, registered nurse, financial advisor, HR specialist and—stretching further afield—niche farmer. Read the entire list to see if one might be right for you.