Interpreters and Translators Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Interpreters and Translators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,390
25th Percentile Wage
$37,350
50th Percentile Wage
$51,730
75th Percentile Wage
$67,850
90th Percentile Wage
$98,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for interpreters and translators in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $98,830. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid interpreters and translators is $30,390.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of interpreters and translators in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,730-13.86%13.40%
201558,900-1.38%-
201459,71014.97%-
201350,77011.76%-
201244,800--

Compare Interpreters and Translators Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of interpreters and translators in four industries in the wholesale trade 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 wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry with an annual salary $58,160. The lowest paying industry is the merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods industry (annual salary $50,610). For detailed interpreters and translators salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$58,160
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$58,160
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$50,640
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$50,610

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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