Average Medical Interpreter Hourly Pay

$21.19
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$15
MEDIAN
$21.19
90%
$33.12

The average hourly pay for a Medical Interpreter is $21.19

Hourly Rate
$15 - $33
Bonus
$52 - $54k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$31k - $70k
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What Do Medical Interpreters Do?

Medical Interpreter Tasks
  • Respond to requests for interpretation and translation services in the health care setting.
  • Assist health care providers in understanding patient's culture as it relates to health service interaction.
  • Ensure the patient and the healthcare provider understand the questions, answers, and instructions transmitted by the speaker.
  • Interpret accurately and directly given the idiomatic differences of languages.
  • Interpret information regarding the patient's and family's medical needs including consent for treatment, history and physical assessment, and more.
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Job Satisfaction for Medical Interpreter

4.2 out of 5
(87)
Highly Satisfied
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Gender Breakdown

Female
76.2%
Male
22.5%
Prefer to self-define
1.3%
This data is based on 231 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

51%

Dental

45%

Vision

38%

None

48%