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Lexicographers

Overview

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.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

None

Outlook

Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits

Creative

Curious

Organized

Career Ladder
Lexicographer Supervisor or Editor

Lexicographer

Editorial Assistant or Proofreader