$19.81
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$6,000

Profit Sharing

$200

Commission

$1,350

The average rate for an Interpreter or Translator with English Language skills is $18.80 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$23,784 - $67,083
$24K
$39K
$67K
MEDIAN: $38,890
10%
50%
90%

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$10.48 - $40.31
$10
$20
$40
MEDIAN: $19.81
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$0$82K
Salary $23,784 - $67,083
Bonus $6,000
Profit Sharing $200
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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$22,567 - $82,411
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 45
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $10.48 - $40.31
Hourly Tips $0.51
Overtime $15.10 - $51.65
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $6,000
Commission $1,350
Profit Sharing $200
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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$22,567 - $82,411
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 124

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

Pay by Experience Level for Interpreter or Translator

Pay by Experience for an Interpreter or Translator has a positive trend. An entry-level Interpreter or Translator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 47 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Interpreter or Translator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Interpreter or Translator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 20 salaries. An Interpreter or Translator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Interpreter or Translator

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Interpreter or Translator Salaries

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Late-Career
▼13%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 48%