$19.37
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$4,000

Profit Sharing

$203

Commission

$1,350

An Interpreter or Translator with Spanish Language skills earns an average wage of $18.73 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$22,312 - $67,885
$22K
$40K
$68K
MEDIAN: $39,599
10%
50%
90%

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$11.33 - $36.11
$11
$19
$36
MEDIAN: $19.37
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$0$72K
Salary $22,312 - $67,885
Bonus $4,000
Profit Sharing $203
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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$23,139 - $72,997
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 121
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $11.33 - $36.11
Hourly Tips $1.50
Overtime $8.00 - $49.91
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $4,000
Commission $1,350
Profit Sharing $203
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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$23,139 - $72,997
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 230

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 92 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 $38,000 based on 50 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 $46,000 based on 62 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 $43,000 based on 22 salaries.

Key Stats for Interpreter or Translator

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Interpreter or Translator Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 44%