My job is not on the list, but it is absolutely 100% my childhood dream job, thanks to the State Fair !
According to a survey by LinkedIn, one in 11 people are working in their childhood dream job . . . and one in five work in a career RELATED to their dream job.
Here's what MEN say were their top five dream jobs as kids:
#1.) 8.2% wanted to be an athlete.
#2.) 6.8% dreamed of being a helicopter or airline pilot.
#3.) 6.8% wanted to be a scientist.
#4.) 5.9% said they wanted to be a lawyer.
#5.) And 5% said astronaut was their dream job.
Here's what WOMEN said they wanted to be when they were little:
#1.) 11.4% said they wanted to be a teacher.
#2.) 9% dreamed of being a veterinarian.
#3.) 8.1% wanted to be a writer, journalist or author.
#4.) 7.1% wanted to be a singer.
#5.) And 7.1% wanted to be a doctor, nurse or paramedic.
Overall, the dream job that made it highest on both lists was . . . an engineer.