Interpreters and Translators Salary Information in Florida

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,590
25th Percentile Wage
$22,250
50th Percentile Wage
$35,280
75th Percentile Wage
$60,480
90th Percentile Wage
$77,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for interpreters and translators in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,590.

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
$35,280
0.54% -7.17%
2016
$35,090
4.30% -
2015
$33,580
-4.68% -
2014
$35,150
2.28% -
2013
$34,350
-10.07% -
2012
$37,810
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of interpreters and translators in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of interpreters and translators in state of Florida ranges from $19,070 to $66,820. The highest paying area for interpreters and translators in Florida is Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent with a median annual salary of $66,820. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater (mean annual salary $65,710). The lowest paying area is West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach with a median annual salary of $19,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$66,820
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$65,710
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$64,820
Jacksonville
$59,100
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$42,170
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$39,530
Tallahassee
$36,470
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$36,210
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$33,100
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$31,260
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$29,940
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$29,850
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$23,800
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$19,070




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