How much does a Interpreter make?

Updated Jun 12, 2021

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$39,189 /yr
Average Base Pay

537 salaries

$26K

Low

$39K

Average

$60K

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The national average salary for a Interpreter is $39,189 in United States. Filter by location to see Interpreter salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 537 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Interpreter employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Interpreter$39,189 /yr
L3
Interpreter III$44,391 /yr
L4
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LanguageLine Solutions
3

LanguageLine Solutions

Interpreter - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $5 - $27
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$5

$27

$5 - $27 Range

Cyracom International
3

Cyracom International

Interpreter - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $35

$12

$35

$12 - $35 Range

LanguageLine Solutions
3

LanguageLine Solutions

Interpreter - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $8 - $27

$8

$27

$8 - $27 Range

T-Mobile
4

T-Mobile

Interpreter

$44,132

 /yr
Range: $42K - $52K

$42K

$52K

$41,588 - $52,019 Range

LanguageLine Solutions
3

LanguageLine Solutions

Interpreter - Hourly Contractor

$27

 /hr
Range: $11 - $43

$11

$43

$11 - $43 Range

TransPerfect
3

TransPerfect

Interpreter - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $22

$14

$22

$14 - $22 Range

Cyracom International
3

Cyracom International

Interpreter - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $32

$12

$32

$12 - $32 Range

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Certified Languages Int'l
4

Certified Languages Int'l

Interpreter - Hourly Contractor

$22

 /hr
Range: $20 - $34

$20

$34

$20 - $34 Range

EZPAWN
3.8

EZPAWN

Interpreter

$40,468

 /yr
Range: $39K - $43K

$39K

$43K

$38,850 - $42,629 Range

Vocalink Global
3.7

Vocalink Global

Interpreter - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $28 - $28

$28

$28

$28 - $28 Range

Orlando Sanford International Airport
2.7

Orlando Sanford International Airport

Interpreter - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $11 - $14

$11

$14

$11 - $14 Range

LanguageLink
3.7

LanguageLink

Interpreter

$38,473

 /yr
Range: $13K - $41K

$13K

$41K

$12,822 - $41,033 Range

United Language Group
3.4

United Language Group

Interpreter - Hourly Contractor

$27

 /hr
Range: $11 - $35

$11

$35

$11 - $35 Range

Ad Astra
3.1

Ad Astra

Interpreter - Hourly Contractor

$22

 /hr
Range: $16 - $50

$16

$50

$16 - $50 Range

Martti
2.3

Martti

Interpreter - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $9 - $19

$9

$19

$9 - $19 Range

Sorenson Communications
4.1

Sorenson Communications

Interpreter - Hourly

$34

 /hr
Range: $22 - $45

$22

$45

$22 - $45 Range

Lionbridge
3.6

Lionbridge

Interpreter - Hourly Contractor

$35

 /hr
Range: $21 - $46

$21

$46

$21 - $46 Range

Westat
3.5

Westat

Interpreter

$37,669

 /yr
Range: $35K - $48K

$35K

$48K

$34,892 - $47,647 Range

National Museum of Mathematics
2

National Museum of Mathematics

Interpreter - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $17

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

TransPerfect
3

TransPerfect

Interpreter - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $17

$14

$17

$14 - $17 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Interpreter salaries

The average salary for a Interpreter is $39,189 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 537 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Interpreter employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Interpreter in United States is $59,881 per year.

The lowest salary for a Interpreter in United States is $25,647 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent interpreter salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$15
hourly
An Interpreter in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Video Medical Interpreter in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Spanish Medical Interpreter in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$15
hourly
An Interpreter in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$73,000
per year
A Cryptologic Linguist in the Savannah, GA Area area reported making $73,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Savannah, GA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$83,000
per year
A Cryptologic Linguist in the Augusta, GA Area area reported making $83,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Augusta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$45,000
per year
An Interpreter in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Providence, RI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$30
hourly
An Interpreter and Translator in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Contract
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$2,600
monthly
A Cryptologic Linguist in the Clarksville, TN Area area reported making $2,600 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Clarksville, TN Area area
Freelance
 
10000+ employees
Government