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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 and worksheets to help you memorize these words about jobs in Korean.

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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
의사
[eui-sa]
doctor
간호사
[gan-ho-sa]
nurse
선생님
[seon-saeng-nim]
teacher
학생
[hak-saeng]
student
요리사
[yo-ri-sa]
cook
치과의사
[chi-gwa-eui-sa]
dentist
경찰관
[gyeong-chal-gwan]
police officer
과학자
[gwa-hak-ja]
scientist
소방관
[so-bang-gwan]
firefighter
가수
[ga-su]
singer
농부
[nong-bu]
farmer
변호사
[byeon-ho-sa]
lawyer

Level 2

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

Jobs In KoreanEnglish Meaning
판사
[pan-sa]
judge
예술가
[ye-sul-ga]
artist
음악가
[eum-ak-ga]
musician
남자 배우
[nam-ja bae-u]
actor
여자 배우
[yeo-ja bae-u]
actress
작가
[jak-ga]
writer
사서
[sa-seo]
librarian
비서
[bi-seo]
secretary
기자
[gi-ja]
journalist
연구원
[yeon-gu-won]
researcher
건축가
[geon-chuk-ga]
architect
정비사
[jeong-bi-sa]
mechanic

Level 3

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

Jobs In KoreanEnglish Meaning
감독
[gam-dok]
director
대통령
[dae-tong-yeong]
president
우주 비행사
[u-ju bi-haeng-sa]
astronaut
사업가
[sa-eop-ga]
business owner
수의사
[su-eui-sa]
vet
번역가
[beon-yeok-ga]
translator
외교관
[woe-gyo-gwan]
diplomat
통역가
[tong-yeok-ga]
interpreter
미용사
[mi-yong-sa]
hairdresser
판매원
[pan-mae-won]
salesperson
제빵사
[je-bbang-sa]
baker
비행기 조종사
[bi-haeng-gi jo-jong-sa]
pilot

Jobs In Korean – Sentence Practice

Practice making sentences and pronouncing the names of jobs in Korean with this fun Korean sentence practice video from Korean Arah.


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