Linguist Salaries

176 SalariesUpdated May 13, 2021

Average Base Pay
$67,919 / yr
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How much does a Linguist make?

The national average salary for a Linguist is $67,919 in United States. Filter by location to see Linguist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 176 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Linguist employees.

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Linguist

US Army

$51,803/yr

Range: $30K - $110K

13 salaries

$51,803/yr
$30K$110K

Linguist

US Navy

$57,186/yr

Range: $31K - $93K

10 salaries

$57,186/yr
$31K$93K

Linguist

US Air Force

$56,969/yr

Range: $41K - $67K

9 salaries

$56,969/yr
$41K$67K

Linguist

Mission Essential

$95,356/yr

Range: $77K - $183K

9 salaries

$95,356/yr
$77K$183K

Linguist - Hourly

MVM

$28/hr

Range: $20 - $37

8 salaries

$28/hr
$20$37

Linguist

Google

$139,876/yr

Range: $99K - $258K

7 salaries

$139,876/yr
$99K$258K

Linguist - Hourly

Lionbridge

$25/hr

Range: $18 - $33

6 salaries

$25/hr
$18$33

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Linguist - Hourly

Lionbridge

$14/hr

Range: $11 - $33

6 salaries

$14/hr
$11$33

Linguist - Hourly

Welocalize

$24/hr

Range: $18 - $36

6 salaries

$24/hr
$18$36

Linguist

AECOM

$72,725/yr

Range: $61K - $81K

5 salaries

$72,725/yr
$61K$81K

Linguist - Hourly Contractor

Apple

$36/hr

Range: $22 - $40

4 salaries

$36/hr
$22$40

Linguist - Hourly Contractor

Lionbridge

$25/hr

Range: $20 - $26

4 salaries

$25/hr
$20$26

Linguist - Hourly Contractor

Appen

$20/hr

Range: $20 - $21

4 salaries

$20/hr
$20$21

Linguist - Hourly

Appen

$21/hr

Range: $15 - $21

4 salaries

$21/hr
$15$21

Linguist - Hourly Contractor

Welocalize

$30/hr

Range: $23 - $39

4 salaries

$30/hr
$23$39

Linguist - Contractor

Mission Essential

$99,065/yr

Range: $89K - $112K

4 salaries

$99,065/yr
$89K$112K

Linguist - Hourly Contractor

MVM

$31/hr

Range: $25 - $36

4 salaries

$31/hr
$25$36

Linguist

Facebook

$140,365/yr

Range: $119K - $145K

3 salaries

$140,365/yr
$119K$145K

Linguist - Monthly

US Marine Corps

$3,358/mo

Range: $2K - $6K

3 salaries

$3,358/mo
$2K$6K

Linguist - Hourly

MVM

$32/hr

Range: $28 - $42

3 salaries

$32/hr
$28$42

Recent Salary Reports

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

$60,000
per year
A Linguist in the Hawaiian Islands Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Hawaiian Islands Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$60,000
per year
An Airborne Cryptologic Language Analyst in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$49
hourly
A Linguist in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $49 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Contract
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Language Specialist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
A Cryptologic Language Analyst in the Augusta, GA Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Augusta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$61,500
per year
A Linguist in the San Angelo, TX Area area reported making $61,500 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Angelo, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A Linguist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$77,606
per year
A Linguist in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $77,606 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$25
hourly
A Linguist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Temporary
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$20
hourly
A Linguist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private