These are the most popular jobs kids dream of doing when they grow up

According to a new survey, the answer is, sadly, probably not. The survey found that two-thirds of respondents said they did not wind up in the job they dreamed of as a child. And of those 67% of respondents who said they were not doing the job they dreamed of when they were young, 58% said they wish they had.

So what do kids want to be when they grow up? According to the survey, these are the Top 10 Childhood Dream Jobs for Men and Women:


  1. Professional athlete
  2. Doctor
  3. Musician
  4. Police officer
  5. Business owner
  6. Superhero
  7. Teacher
  8. Movie star
  9. Architect
  10. Firefighter


  1. Teacher
  2. Doctor
  3. Veterinarian
  4. Movie star
  5. Writer
  6. Artist
  7. Fashion designer
  8. Musician
  9. Business owner
  10. Chef

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