Interpreters and Translators Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for interpreters and translators in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of interpreters and translators amongst Alabama areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Interpreters and Translators in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,140
25th Percentile Wage
$33,460
50th Percentile Wage
$41,580
75th Percentile Wage
$51,670
90th Percentile Wage
$60,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for interpreters and translators in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,140.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of interpreters and translators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$41,580
-1.76% 18.57%
2016
$42,310
-9.26% -
2015
$46,230
20.03% -
2014
$36,970
4.19% -
2013
$35,420
4.40% -
2012
$33,860
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Interpreters and Translators in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of interpreters and translators in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of interpreters and translators in state of Alabama ranges from $29,170 to $47,740. The highest paying area for interpreters and translators in Alabama is Birmingham-Hoover with a median annual salary of $47,740. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $46,820). The lowest paying area is Montgomery with a median annual salary of $29,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Birmingham-Hoover
$47,740
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$46,820
Huntsville
$39,480
Montgomery
$29,170




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