Interpreters and Translators

Interpreters and translators convert information from one language into another language. Interpreters work in spoken or sign language; translators work in written language.

$47,190

Median US Salary

Bachelor's degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Interpreters and Translators

Currently employed

53,150

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

18%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

10,000 to 49,999

Estimated over the next 10 years

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Median Salary by State for Interpreters and Translators

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

District of Columbia $98,140

Maryland $66,800

Virginia $66,170

New Jersey $62,890

New York $60,320

Colorado $58,090

Missouri $54,330

Alaska $54,210

New Mexico $54,160

Delaware $53,090

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Maxxing your 401k as Interpreters and Translators

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

40.3%

Per paycheck

$731.45

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $1,815.00
Pre Tax Retirement $731.45
Before Taxes $1,083.55
Taxes $325.06
Take Home $758.48

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