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Non-Traditional Careers for Men and Women

A non-traditional career according to the US Department of Labor is defined as one where more than 75 percent of the workforce is of the opposite gender—or conversely one gender comprises less than 25 % of those employed.

For women, many non-traditional careers fall into a few broad categories of jobs: labor-intensive, scientific/technical, and supervisory.

And while fewer non-traditional careers are available for men than for women, these careers tend to involved education, health, and service-related jobs.

Non-Traditional Jobs for Women

According to FY 2011 Career-Technical Education (CTE) Secondary Non-Traditional Workforce Development Programs for Women are:

Non-Traditional Jobs for Men

According to FY 2011 Career-Technical Education (CTE) Secondary Non-Traditional Workforce Development Programs for Men are in Health Sciences:

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