Being a vet is the number one dream job for young girls, whereas boys want to be a professional footballer, according to a new survey.
Job board reed.co.uk asked 250 children aged between seven and 10 what they wanted to be when they grew up.
More than a quarter of girls wanted to be vets, followed by teachers. The third most popular career choice among girls was engineering – a surprising result giving the lower number of women in STEM jobs.
Reasons they gave for wanting to pursue this career included a love of technology, creativity and the desire to study hard.
The top five dream jobs for girls
The top five dream jobs for boys
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