A Medical Interpreter earns an average wage of $19.43 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Medical Interpreter Total Pay (?
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$20,400 - $53,458
(Median)
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28K
42K
49K
53K
MEDIAN: $42,296
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Medical Interpreter Total Pay (?
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$14.00 - $31.43
(Median)
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19
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31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$20,400 - $53,458  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $983  
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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$27,945 - $62,764  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 111
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.00 - $31.43  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $34.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $983  
   
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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$27,945 - $62,764  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Medical Interpreter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
National Average
$41,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 46%
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