Interpreters and Translators Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of interpreters and translators in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare interpreters and translators salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Interpreters and Translators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,480
25th Percentile Wage
$32,670
50th Percentile Wage
$37,620
75th Percentile Wage
$48,600
90th Percentile Wage
$63,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for interpreters and translators in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) interpreters and translators is $63,620. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid interpreters and translators is $27,480.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$37,620
1.22% -0.08%
2016
$37,160
-1.86% -
2015
$37,850
6.68% -
2014
$35,320
-4.16% -
2013
$36,790
-2.34% -
2012
$37,650
- -

Compare Interpreters and Translators Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of interpreters and translators in four industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for interpreters and translators occupations is the transportation equipment manufacturing industry with an annual salary $48,590. The lowest paying industry is the food manufacturing industry (annual salary $34,340). For detailed interpreters and translators salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$48,590
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$47,990
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$34,360
Food Manufacturing
$34,340

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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