Interpreters and Translators Salary Information in New Jersey

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,230
25th Percentile Wage
$48,090
50th Percentile Wage
$62,890
75th Percentile Wage
$89,200
90th Percentile Wage
$119,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for interpreters and translators in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $119,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,230.

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
$62,890
-1.21% -3.56%
2016
$63,650
-1.45% -
2015
$64,570
14.64% -
2014
$55,120
-10.96% -
2013
$61,160
-6.49% -
2012
$65,130
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of interpreters and translators in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of interpreters and translators in state of New Jersey ranges from $50,790 to $63,910. The highest paying area for interpreters and translators in New Jersey is Edison-New Brunswick with a median annual salary of $63,910. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Camden (mean annual salary $57,430). The lowest paying area is Trenton-Ewing with a median annual salary of $50,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Edison-New Brunswick
$63,910
Camden
$57,430
Wilmington
$52,040
Trenton-Ewing
$50,790




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