Lexicographers research word usage and history, record citations, and write and edit entries for dictionaries. They are employed by major dictionary publishers and publishers of specialized dictionaries, such as medical, law, and foreign language dictionaries.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Computer Science
  • English
  • History
  • Information Management
  • Research
  • Writing
Personality Traits
  • Creative
  • Curious
  • Organized
Licensure/Certification None