Average Entry-Level Interpreter Hourly Pay in New York, New York

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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Interpreter in New York, New York is $22.00.
MEDIAN $22.00
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $49
$0 - $450
Total Pay
$16,994 - $101,786

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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
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Interpreter

An early career Interpreter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) 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. An experienced Interpreter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39.31 based on 10 salaries.

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Years of Experience

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