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Genealogists

Overview

Genealogists conduct research into the ancestral backgrounds of individuals and families to discover and identify the personal histories of their clients. They search back along family lines to create family trees. Genealogists also research medical histories, adoption records, and conduct period research for writers and filmmakers.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits

Curious

Organized

Problem-Solving

Career Ladder
Owner of Genealogy Business or College Professor

Full-Time Genealogist

Part-Time Genealogist