Jobs in Korean Vocabulary

In this vocabulary lesson, you will learn the names of jobs in Korean. Once you learn Korean vocabulary to do with jobs and occupations you will be able to use this to talk about what job you do, what job you would like to do, what job your parents/friends do, etc.

To help you learn the names of jobs in Korean we have put together this list of job names in Korean. This list includes both the job name in Korean and the English meaning, and is divided up into different levels, starting with common jobs in Korean.

Below, you can also download free flashcards to help you memorize these words about jobs in Korean.

Jobs In Korean Vocabulary (직업)

Level 1

The word for job in Korean is 직업 . Here is a list of common job names in Korean with the English meaning.

Jobs In KoreanEnglish Meaning
의사doctor
간호사nurse
선생님teacher
학생student
요리사cook
치과의사dentist
경찰관police officer
과학자scientist
소방관firefighter
가수singer
농부farmer
변호사lawyer

Level 2

Here are some more jobs in Korean for you to learn.

Jobs In KoreanEnglish Meaning
판사judge
예술가artist
음악가musician
남자 배우actor
여자 배우actress
작가writer
사서librarian
비서secretary
기자journalist
연구원researcher
건축가architect
정비사mechanic

Level 3

Ready to learn more jobs in Korean? Here are more job names in Korean.

Jobs In KoreanEnglish Meaning
감독director
대통령president
우주 비행사astronaut
사업가business owner
수의사vet
번역가translator
외교관diplomat
통역가interpreter
미용사hairdresser
판매원salesperson
제빵사baker
비행기 조종사pilot