Interpreters and Translators Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for interpreters and translators in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of interpreters and translators among Mississippi 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 Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,550
25th Percentile Wage
$29,090
50th Percentile Wage
$42,680
75th Percentile Wage
$69,530
90th Percentile Wage
$77,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for interpreters and translators in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,550.

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
$42,680
21.25% 29.31%
2016
$33,610
10.09% -
2015
$30,220
-1.52% -
2014
$30,680
-0.26% -
2013
$30,760
1.92% -
2012
$30,170
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of interpreters and translators in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of interpreters and translators in state of Mississippi ranges from $29,880 to $66,450. The highest paying area for interpreters and translators in Mississippi is Jackson with a median annual salary of $66,450. The lowest paying area is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $29,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jackson
$66,450
Gulfport-Biloxi
$29,880




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