Entry-Level Interpreter or Translator Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Interpreter or Translator is $19.42 per hour.

$22,793 - $66,235
$23K
$39K
$66K
MEDIAN: $39,129
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50%
90%

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$11.04 - $34.27
$11
$19
$34
MEDIAN: $19.39
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$0$70K
Salary $22,793 - $66,235
Bonus $100 - $18,675
Profit Sharing $3,111
Commission $1,350
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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$23,069 - $70,112
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 105
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $11.04 - $34.27
Hourly Tips $0.50
Overtime $8.14 - $35.89
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $100 - $18,675
Commission $1,350
Profit Sharing $3,111
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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$23,069 - $70,112
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 322

Job Description for Interpreter or Translator

An interpreter's main duties are to translate information from one language to another and vice-versa. An associate's or bachelor's degree may be required for this position, though not necessarily. All interpreter/translator positions within the country require that the person be a legal citizen of the United States of America, and most positions also require that applicants have their own reliable method of transportation to get to work.

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Interpreter or Translator Tasks

  • Translate or interpret written, oral, or sign language text into another language for others.
  • Provide linguistic assistance to clients or associates.
  • Proofread, edit, and revise translated materials.
  • Assist in creating documents and presentation materials in foreign languages for meetings and general communications.

Interpreter or Translator Job Listings

Interpreter or Translator Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Interpreter or Translator in New York:
Get training in the different modes of interpreting.

Interpreter or Translator in Brooklyn:
"Dont Listen or understand."
Speak clearly.

Key Stats for Interpreter or Translator

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
14%

Skills That Affect Interpreter or Translator Salaries

National Average
$40,000

Chinese, Mandarin Language
▼1%

English Language
▼17%

Bilingual
▼18%

Spanish Language
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 45%