Average Mid-Career Interpreter Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$22.50
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Interpreter in Houston, Texas is $22.50.
25%
$14.74
25%
$22.50
50%
$29.75
75%
75%
MEDIAN $22.50
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $30
Total Pay
$30,658 - $61,875

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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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Interpreter
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 $14.36 based on 10 salaries. An early career Interpreter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.80 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Interpreter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.81 based on 4 salaries.
Employees with Interpreter in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 55.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (24.4% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (22.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (15.6% less), Charlotte, North Carolina (15.6% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (12.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 38 survey responses.
Entry Level
26.3%
Early Career
63.2%
Experienced
10.5%