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Jobs Vocabulary List | Jobs and Occupations Names With Pictures

Jobs vocabulary List

Teach and learn English vocabulary to do with jobs and occupations with this extensive list of jobs. On this page you can find a list of professions and job names, a list of jobs vocabulary with pictures, and some games and activities to teach jobs vocabulary in English. 

See below for a list of 50 job names, followed by a list of 50 occupations with pictures. These are great for learning or teaching English vocabulary to both kids and adult ESL students. 

For free games and printable materials to teach jobs vocabulary, see the section at the bottom of this page. 

List of Job Names

  • teacher
  • doctor
  • police officer
  • chef / cook
  • firefighter
  • bus driver
  • scientist
  • post man
  • vet
  • artist
  • pilot
  • nurse
  • baker
  • builder
  • judge
  • farmer
  • waiter
  • waitress
  • butcher
  • cashier
  • astronaut
  • football player
  • car mechanic
  • flight attendant
  • musician
  • taxi driver
  • barber
  • hairdresser
  • pharmacist
  • business man
  • office worker
  • maid
  • tour guide
  • soldier
  • sailor
  • fighter pilot
  • miner
  • plumber
  • photographer
  • reporter
  • make up artist
  • director
  • computer programmer
  • architect
  • optician
  • surgeon
  • astronomer
  • professional golf player
  • detective

Jobs Vocabulary with Pictures

Teacher

Jobs Vocabulary - Teacher

He’s a teacher.

Doctor

Jobs Vocabulary - Doctor

He’s a doctor.

Police officer

Jobs Vocabulary - Police Officer

She’s a police officer.

Chef

Jobs Vocabulary - Chef

She’s a chef.

Firefighter

Jobs Vocabulary List | Jobs and Occupations Names With Pictures 1

He’s a firefighter.

Bus driver

Jobs Vocabulary - Bus Driver

He’s a bus driver.

Scientist

Jobs Vocabulary - Scientist

He’s a scientist.

Post man

Jobs Vocabulary - Post Man

He’s a post man.

Vet

Jobs Vocabulary -Vet

She’s a vet.

Artist

Jobs Vocabulary - Artist

He’s an artist.

Pilot

Jobs Vocabulary - Pilot

He’s a pilot.

Nurse

Jobs Vocabulary - Nurse

She’s a nurse.

Baker

Jobs Vocabulary - Baker

She’s a baker.

Builder

builder

He’s a builder.

Judge

judge

He’s a judge.

Farmer

farmer

He’s a farmer.

Waiter

waiter

He’s a waiter.

Waitress

waitress

She’s a waitress.

Butcher

Jobs Vocabulary - Butcher

He’s a butcher.

Cashier

Jobs Vocabulary- Cashier

She’s a cashier.

Astronaut

Jobs Vocabulary - Astronaut

He’s an astronaut.

Football player

Football player

He’s a football player.

Car mechanic

Jobs Vocabulary - Mechanic

He’s a car mechanic.

Flight attendant

Jobs Vocabulary - Flight Attendant

She’s a flight attendant.

Musician

Jobs Vocabulary- Musician

He’s a musician.

Taxi driver

Jobs Vocabulary - Taxi Driver

He’s a taxi driver.

Barber

Jobs Vocabulary - Barber

He’s a barber.

Hairdresser

Jobs Vocabulary - hairdresser

She’s a hairdresser.

Pharmacist

Jobs Vocabulary - Pharmacist

She’s a pharmacist.

Businessman

Jobs Vocabulary - businessman

He’s a businessman.

Office worker

Jobs Vocabulary - Office Worker

He’s an office worker.

Maid

Jobs Vocabulary - maid

She’s a maid.

Tour guide

Jobs Vocabulary - tour guide

She’s a tour guide.

Soldier

Jobs Vocabulary - Soldier

He’s a soldier.

Sailor

Jobs Vocabulary - Sailor

He’s a sailor.

Fighter pilot

Jobs Vocabulary - Fighter pilot

He’s a fighter pilot.

Miner

Jobs Vocabulary - Miner

He’s a miner.

Plumber

Jobs Vocabulary - Plumber

He’s a plumber.

Photographer

Jobs Vocabulary - Photographer

He’s a photographer.

Reporter

Jobs Vocabulary - Reporter

She’s a reporter.

Makeup artist

Jobs Vocabulary - makeup artist

He’s a makeup artist.

Director

Jobs Vocabulary- Director

He’s a director.

Computer Programmer

Jobs Vocabulary - Computer Programmer

He’s a computer programmer.

Architect

Jobs Vocabulary - architect

She’s an architect.

Optician

Jobs Vocabulary - Optician

She’s an optician.

Astronomer

Jobs Vocabulary - astronomer

He’s an astronomer.

Surgeon

Jobs Vocabulary - Surgeon

She’s a surgeon.

Games To Teach Jobs Vocabulary

1. Jobs and Occupations Guessing Game

This game to teach jobs vocabulary is a ‘hidden picture’ style game. To play, simply show the video in class. There are 10 pictures of professions hidden behind colored shapes. As the shapes slowly disappear the job picture is revealed. Students must try to guess what the job is before the picture is revealed. 

This activity is a great way to introduce or review jobs and occupations vocabulary. 

2. ‘What Am I?’ Quiz – Jobs and Professions

This game to teach jobs vocabulary is a ‘What Am I?’ quiz. To play, simply show the video in class. 

There are 10 rounds. In each round students will see three clues describing a profession. Students must then try to guess what job is being described. To answer students can either simply raise their hand or write their answer on an answer sheet.

This is a great activity to review jobs and occupations vocabulary.

3. More Games and Activities to Teach Jobs and Occupations Vocabulary

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