Interpreters and Translators Salary Information in Oregon

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,500
25th Percentile Wage
$38,720
50th Percentile Wage
$45,990
75th Percentile Wage
$52,640
90th Percentile Wage
$63,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for interpreters and translators in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $63,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,500.

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
$45,990
12.29% 8.94%
2016
$40,340
0.20% -
2015
$40,260
7.55% -
2014
$37,220
-4.11% -
2013
$38,750
-8.08% -
2012
$41,880
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of interpreters and translators in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of interpreters and translators in state of Oregon ranges from $29,910 to $60,270. The highest paying area for interpreters and translators in Oregon is Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $60,270. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Salem (mean annual salary $40,910). The lowest paying area is Medford with a median annual salary of $29,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$60,270
Salem
$40,910
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$40,110
Eugene-Springfield
$34,610
Medford
$29,910




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