Have you decided what you want you want to be when you grow up yet? There are so many options available in the career field that sometimes it’s difficult pinpointing just what you want to do. There are many different occupations available, with the top ten being police officer, firefighter, actor, doctor, musician, veterinarian, spy, pilot, model, and athlete. Some of these choices depend on your education level and talents.
By the year 2020, there will be a projected 163.9 million jobs available and 2.5 million of those jobs will be one of the top ten just mentioned above. With there being 22.2 million children, ages 6-11 in the United States, there’s a place for almost every one.
While some jobs are flourishing and growing, some occupations such as acting are growing at a slower average than others. By 2020, the projected growth of an actor is only 4% compared to a 36% average growth for veterinarians.
No matter the dream, there is a place for you. Children have huge aspirations of becoming something great. This infographic, courtesy of HowDoIBecomeA.net, explores the careers that children think are the coolest. So, what do you want to be when you grow up? The possibilities are endless and totally up to you.