Interpreters and Translators Salary in the Industry of Other Information Services

The salary statistics and trend of interpreters and translators in the industry of other information services 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
$33,160
25th Percentile Wage
$46,860
50th Percentile Wage
$55,330
75th Percentile Wage
$61,910
90th Percentile Wage
$73,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for interpreters and translators in the industry of other information services. 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 $73,880. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent interpreters and translators is $33,160.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of interpreters and translators in the industry of Other Information Services from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
201455,33011.87%30.06%
201348,76020.63%-
201238,700--

Table 2. Average Hourly Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.94
25th Percentile Wage
$22.53
50th Percentile Wage
$26.60
75th Percentile Wage
$29.77
90th Percentile Wage
$35.52

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for interpreters and translators in the industry of other information services. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) interpreters and translators is $35.52. The median hourly salary is $26.60. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.94.

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

The average salaries of interpreters and translators in eight industries within the information sector are shown in Table 3. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016. For salary information of interpreters and translators in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Software Publishers
$59,350
Other Information Services
$55,330
Other Information Services
$55,330
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$54,130
Newspaper Publishers
$45,590
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$45,100
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$36,720
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$36,720

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