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Interpreters and Translators Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of interpreters and translators in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare interpreters and translators salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Interpreters and Translators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,220
25th Percentile Wage
$31,810
50th Percentile Wage
$38,810
75th Percentile Wage
$48,790
90th Percentile Wage
$62,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for interpreters and translators in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $62,300. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid interpreters and translators is $24,220.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$38,810
-0.62% -3.66%
2016
$39,050
-0.74% -
2015
$39,340
-5.87% -
2014
$41,650
-13.06% -
2013
$47,090
14.57% -
2012
$40,230
- -

Compare Interpreters and Translators Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of interpreters and translators in five industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 grantmaking and giving services industry with an annual salary $45,680. The lowest paying industry is the civic and social organizations industry (annual salary $24,530). For detailed interpreters and translators salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Grantmaking and Giving Services
$45,680
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$38,680
Religious Organizations
$37,180
Social Advocacy Organizations
$35,180
Civic and Social Organizations
$24,530

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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