Average Experienced Interpreter or Translator Hourly Pay

$25.00
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$600
Bonus
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Interpreter or Translator is $25.00.
10%
$13.71
MEDIAN
$25.00
90%
$50.91
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $51
Bonus
$198 - $10,084
Total Pay
$28,320 - $103,929

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Job Description for Interpreter or Translator

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.

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Popular Skills for Interpreter or Translator

Skills in Localization and Translation and Chinese, Mandarin Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medical Terminology, English Language and Spanish Language.

Pay by Experience Level for Interpreter or Translator

An entry-level Interpreter or Translator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.34 based on 59 salaries. An early career Interpreter or Translator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.71 based on 265 salaries. A mid-career Interpreter or Translator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.78 based on 141 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Interpreter or Translator in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 40.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (37.6% more) and Vancouver, Washington (25.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (20.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 547 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.8%
Early Career
48.4%
Mid Career
25.8%
Late Career
15.0%