Interpreters and Translators Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for interpreters and translators in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of interpreters and translators among Arizona 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 Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,940
25th Percentile Wage
$32,340
50th Percentile Wage
$38,110
75th Percentile Wage
$50,540
90th Percentile Wage
$59,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for interpreters and translators in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,940.

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
$38,110
-9.94% 7.14%
2016
$41,900
-4.80% -
2015
$43,910
4.69% -
2014
$41,850
17.63% -
2013
$34,470
-2.67% -
2012
$35,390
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of interpreters and translators in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of interpreters and translators in state of Arizona ranges from $37,230 to $47,230. The highest paying area for interpreters and translators in Arizona is Flagstaff with a median annual salary of $47,230. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $38,570). The lowest paying area is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale with a median annual salary of $37,230.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Flagstaff
$47,230
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$38,570
Tucson
$38,430
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$37,230




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