Average Linguist Salary

$74,551
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$47k
MEDIAN
$75k
90%
$116k

The average salary for a Linguist is $74,551

Base Salary
$47k - $116k
Bonus
$474 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$42k - $113k
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What Do Linguists Do?

Linguist Tasks
  • Translate primary documentation, then summarize and add metadata.
  • Transcription, interpretation and content analyses of foreign language materials.
  • Write reports and analyses of data, training and web/media analyses.
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Job Satisfaction for Linguist

4 out of 5
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Gender Breakdown

Male
49.5%
Female
47.3%
Prefer to self-define
3.2%
This data is based on 93 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

73%

Dental

61%

Vision

58%

None

27%