Average Experienced Interpreter Hourly Pay in New York, New York

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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Interpreter in New York, New York is $39.31.
MEDIAN $39.31
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Hourly Rate
$25 - $45
Total Pay
$42,169 - $153,867

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Job Description for Interpreter

Interpreter Tasks
  • Convey spoken content accurately from one language to another.
  • Assist with documentation, filing and paperwork.
  • Explain and clarify cultural expectations and idiom.
  • Translate written documents or audio tapes to and from target language and English.

Career Paths

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Sign Language Interpreter
Medical Interpreter
Social Worker
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Interpreter Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Interpreter

An entry-level Interpreter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $22.00 based on 7 salaries. An early career Interpreter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.50 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Interpreter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.00 based on 12 salaries.
Employees with Interpreter in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 24.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (44.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (32.5% less) and Houston, Texas (31.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 38 survey responses.
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