60 Jobs in Cantonese

Do you want to know what your job is called in Cantonese? Below we have put together a list of job names in Cantonese for you. For even more vocabularies, take a look at our learning resources for Cantonese at the end of the page.
White-Collar Jobs in Cantonese
Blue-Collar Jobs in Cantonese
Other Jobs in Cantonese

White-Collar Jobs in Cantonese

doctor醫生 (ji1 sang1)
architect築師 (zik1 si1)
manager經理 (ging1 lei5)
secretary秘書 (bei3 syu1)
chairman主席 (zyu2 zik6)
judge法官 (faat3 gun1)
lawyer律師 (leot6 si1)
accountant會計師 (wui6 gai3 si1)
teacher老師 (lou5 si1)
professor教授 (gaau3 sau6)
programmer程序員 (cing4 zeoi6 jyun4)
politician政治家 (zing3 zi6 gaa1)
dentist牙醫 (ngaa4 ji1)
prime minister總理 (zung2 lei5)
president總統 (zung2 tung2)
assistant助手 (zo6 sau2)
prosecutor檢察官 (gim2 caat3 gun1)
intern實習生 (sat6 zaap6 saang1)
librarian圖書管理員 (tou4 syu1 gun2 lei5 jyun4)
consultant顧問 (gu3 man6)

Blue-Collar Jobs in Cantonese

farmer農夫 (nung4 fu1)
lorry driver貨車司機 (fo3 ce1 si1 gei1)
train driver火車司機 (fo2 ce1 si1 gei1)
butcher屠夫 (tou4 fu1)
construction worker建築工人 (gin3 zuk1 gung1 jan4)
carpenter鬥木佬 (dau3 muk6 lou2)
electrician電工 (din6 gung1)
plumber水管工人 (seoi2 gun2 gung1 jan4)
mechanic機械工程 (gei1 haai6 gung1 cing4)
cleaner清潔工 (cing1 git3 gung1)
gardener花王 (faa1 wong4)
fisherman漁夫 (jyu2 fu1)

Other Jobs in Cantonese

policeman警司 (ging2 si1)
firefighter消防員 (siu1 fong4 jyun4)
nurse護士 (wu6 si6)
pilot機長 (gei1 zoeng2)
stewardess空姐 (hung1 ze2)
midwife助產士 (zo6 caan2 si6)
cook廚師 (cyu4 si1)
waiter伙記 (fo2 gei3)
tailor裁縫 (coi4 fung2)
cashier收銀員 (sau1 ngan2 jyun4)
receptionist接待員 (zip3 doi6 jyun4)
optician配鏡師 (pui3 geng2 si1)
soldier軍人 (gwan1 jan4)
bus driver巴士司機 (baa1 si2 si1 gei1)
bodyguard保鏢 (bou2 biu1)
priest神父 (san4 fu6)
photographer攝影師 (sip3 jing2 si1)
referee裁判 (coi4 pun3)
reporter記者 (gei3 ze2)
actor演員 (jin2 jyun4)
dancer舞蹈家 (mou5 dou6 gaa1)
author作者 (zok3 ze2)
nun師姑 (si1 gu1)
monk僧 (zang1)
coach教練 (gaau3 lin6)
singer歌手 (go1 sau2)
artist藝術家 (ngai6 seot6 gaa1)
designer設計師 (cit3 gai3 si1)

Jobs in Cantonese

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Cantonese Vocabulary Books

Learn Cantonese - Quick / Easy / Efficient

Learn Cantonese - Quick / Easy / Efficient

This vocabulary book is a curated Cantonese word frequency list with 2000 of the most common Cantonese words and phrases. Following the Pareto principle (80/20 rule), this book is built to streamline the learning process by concentrating on the core words and sentence structures. The result is a unique book ideal for driven learners and language hackers.
Cantonese Vocabulary Book

Cantonese Vocabulary Book

This Cantonese vocabulary book contains more than 3000 words and phrases and is organized by topic to make it easier for you to pick what to learn first. It is well suited for learners of all levels who are looking for an extensive resource to improve their vocabulary or are interested in learning vocabularies in one particular area of interest.

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