Average Hourly Rate for Language Line Services Employees

Language Line Services offers employees an average of $15.16 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $22.00. At Language Line Services, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is geography — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your experience level factors into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Language Line Services
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[-]Interpreter (6)
$8.12 - $27.97  
[-]Interpreter (6)
Hourly Rate$8.12 - $27.97  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
United States (change)

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $15.00. A typical employee has five to nine years of experience and earns approximately $15.25 per hour.


U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; pay there average to $22.00 per hour.


Interpreters earn the highest median pay at about $14.95.

Certifications and Degrees

Language Line Services provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in $15.55 per hour.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Spanish Language; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $12.50.

Benefits and Perks

A 401(k) program is available, and a fair portion of workers use it to save for retirement. Just over a half of workers can count on health insurance, and more than half of workers have dental coverage as a benefit.

Key Stats for Language Line Services


62 %
38 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $16
Hourly Rate
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

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