Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Sign Language Interpreter is $29.25
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sign Language Interpreters?
An entry-level Sign Language Interpreter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $24.13 based on 18 salaries. An early career Sign Language Interpreter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.95 based on 205 …Read more
What Do Sign Language Interpreters Do?
The sign language interpreter provides translation into American Sign Language (ASL) for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HoH) individuals, as well as provides translation from these individuals into spoken English (or another language, depending on their specialty and audience). These interpreter can work in a variety of settings such as schools, offices, and conferences, among many others. Positions may be part time and full time, and the interpreter may work as an independent contractor. When …Read more
- Translate communications between hearing and non-hearing people using American Sign Language (ASL) and/or Signing Exact English (SEE).
- Provide information and orientation to non-hearing people in emergency situations.
- Serve as liaison with non-hearing and hearing people in various business or social situations.