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Interpreters and Translators Salary in the Industry of Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers

The salary statistics and trend of interpreters and translators in the industry of newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare interpreters and translators salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,830
25th Percentile Wage
$32,470
50th Percentile Wage
$46,980
75th Percentile Wage
$62,060
90th Percentile Wage
$82,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for interpreters and translators in the industry of newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers. 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 $82,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent interpreters and translators is $23,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of interpreters and translators in the industry of Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,980
4.00% 5.04%
2016
$45,100
19.16% -
2015
$36,460
-20.54% -
2014
$43,950
-1.18% -
2013
$44,470
-0.31% -
2012
$44,610
- -

Table 3. Compare Interpreters and Translators Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of interpreters and translators in twelve industries within the information sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of interpreters and translators in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Software Publishers
$64,840
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$60,300
Other Information Services
$55,330
Other Information Services
$55,330
Telecommunications
$52,930
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$51,290
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$48,510
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$47,030
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$46,980
Newspaper Publishers
$45,590
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$36,720
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$36,720

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