Interpreters and Translators Salary Information in Ohio

The average annual and hourly salaries for interpreters and translators in the state of Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of interpreters and translators among Ohio cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,430
25th Percentile Wage
$31,760
50th Percentile Wage
$38,800
75th Percentile Wage
$49,560
90th Percentile Wage
$62,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for interpreters and translators in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,430.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.30
25th Percentile Wage
$15.27
50th Percentile Wage
$18.64
75th Percentile Wage
$23.83
90th Percentile Wage
$29.95

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for interpreters and translators in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.95. The median hourly salary is $18.64. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.30.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of interpreters and translators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,800-6.62%-22.09%
201541,370-1.50%-
201441,990-4.76%-
201343,990-7.68%-
201247,370--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of interpreters and translators in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of interpreters and translators in state of Ohio ranges from $20,620 to $51,230. The highest paying area for interpreters and translators in Ohio is Akron with a median annual salary of $51,230. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Columbus (mean annual salary $46,160). The lowest paying area is Toledo with a median annual salary of $20,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Akron
$51,230
Columbus
$46,160
Canton-Massillon
$45,740
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$45,380
Cincinnati-Middletown
$43,050
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$38,240
Dayton
$33,640
Toledo
$20,620


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