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Average Hourly Rate for Language Line Services Employees

Median pay for Language Line Services workers sits around $14.97 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $24.00. Though how long you've been working is an influential salary factor for those at Language Line Services, where you live turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Language Line Services
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[-]Interpreter (6)
$8.15 - $27.91  
[-]Interpreter (6)
Hourly Rate$8.15 - $27.91  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $15.00 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (50 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make around $14.95 per hour on average.


By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is about $17.50 per hour.


Interpreters rake in the most money, with average earnings of $11.75 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Language Line Services provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in $15.25 per hour.


Employees who count Spanish Language among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $12.50 per hour.


At Language Line Services, there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

A fair number of survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. For a majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and the larger part of respondents get dental coverage, too.

Key Stats for Language Line Services


67 %
33 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $15
Hourly Rate
Data Not Available
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
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