Interpreters and Translators Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for interpreters and translators in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of interpreters and translators amongst Indiana metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Interpreters and Translators in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,850
25th Percentile Wage
$32,330
50th Percentile Wage
$38,670
75th Percentile Wage
$47,610
90th Percentile Wage
$60,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for interpreters and translators in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,850.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$38,670
2.72% 10.81%
2016
$37,620
-6.17% -
2015
$39,940
0.90% -
2014
$39,580
6.34% -
2013
$37,070
6.96% -
2012
$34,490
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Interpreters and Translators in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of interpreters and translators in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of interpreters and translators in state of Indiana ranges from $29,390 to $43,180. The highest paying area for interpreters and translators in Indiana is Fort Wayne with a median annual salary of $43,180. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Indianapolis-Carmel (mean annual salary $41,890). The lowest paying area is Bloomington with a median annual salary of $29,390.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Wayne
$43,180
Indianapolis-Carmel
$41,890
Elkhart-Goshen
$36,890
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$36,510
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$36,500
Gary
$31,420
Bloomington
$29,390




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