The average pay for a Deaf Interpreter is $20.56 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$28,000 - $42,500
$36K
MEDIAN: $36,000
50%

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$19.73 - $28.70
$21
MEDIAN: $20
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$28,000 - $70,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$20.56  
   
Overtime
$35.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,000 - $70,057  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Job Description for Deaf Interpreter

A deaf interpreter acts as a translator between two parties and helps people who are hard of hearing communicate and understand verbal language. The deaf interpreter will turn the verbal information into sign language and vice versa. Deaf interpreters are used in a variety of fields, such as office environments, conferences, medical environments, and educational institutions. Sometimes, the deaf interpreter will work for an agency that provides interpreters in various settings.

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Deaf Interpreter Tasks

  • Translate communications between hearing and non-hearing people using American Sign Language (ASL) and/or Signing Exact English (SEE).
  • Provide information and orientation to non-hearing people in emergency situations.
  • Serve as liaison with non-hearing and hearing people in various business or social situations.

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Key Stats for Deaf Interpreter

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Deaf Interpreter Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

National Average
$42,000

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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