Highest Paying Industries for Interpreters and Translators

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Engineering Services57.22119020
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services50.23104480
Federal Executive Branch35.6774200
Federal government, including the US Postal Service35.6374120
Office Administrative Services31.9566460
Junior colleges, Local government owned28.8159910
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)28.5159300
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned27.6657540
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services27.1856530
Junior colleges, State government owned26.9356010
Educational Services, State government owned26.8755890
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services26.8255780
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)26.7155560
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned26.655330
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services26.5555220
Other Information Services25.9754020
State government, including schools and hospitals25.853660
Federal, State, and Local Government25.6953440
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service25.6953440
Wholesale Trade25.6853410
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals25.5153060
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned25.4953010
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned25.4452910
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)25.352630
Software Publishers25.2852580
Management of Companies and Enterprises25.1952400
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services24.9751940
Scientific Research and Development Services24.6751310
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories24.4550860
All industries, private ownership only24.4550850
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals2449910
Home Health Care Services23.9849880
All industries23.7149320
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned23.6849250
Educational Services, Privately owned23.6349140
Hospitals, Privately owned23.548880
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences23.4648790
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned23.3548570
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)23.0848010
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)23.0447930
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)22.947640
Social Advocacy Organizations22.8247460
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service22.5446880
Publishing Industries (except Internet)22.4346650
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)21.8645470
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned21.7845290
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing21.7645260
Grantmaking and Giving Services21.6945110
Transportation and Warehousing21.6545030
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities21.6445010
Educational Support Services, Privately owned21.6344980
Vocational Rehabilitation Services21.6144950
Computer Systems Design and Related Services21.5744870
Local government, including schools and hospitals21.4644640
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned21.2344160
Hospitals, Local government owned21.2244130
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing21.244100
Outpatient Care Centers21.1443960
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations21.0343750
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned2143680
Educational Services, Local government owned20.9643590
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)20.9543570
Hospitals, State government owned20.9543570
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)20.7943250
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers20.7743200
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities20.743050
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned20.5542740
Finance and Insurance20.4842600
Insurance Carriers19.9441480
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services19.941390
Administrative and Support Services19.941390
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers19.7441060
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)19.7241030
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities19.740980
Ambulatory Health Care Services19.6640890
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned19.5840730
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers19.5840720
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)19.4640480
Newspaper Publishers19.3240180
Employment Services19.3140170
Educational Support Services, Local government owned18.8439190
Manufacturing18.8439180
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned17.9837390
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)17.9237270
Offices of Physicians17.6936790
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists17.5836560
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities17.4136210
Offices of Other Health Practitioners17.3736130
Social Assistance17.2135790
Individual and Family Services17.1535660
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities17.0235390
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services16.5834490
Business Support Services15.7132690
Food Manufacturing15.5832420
Animal Slaughtering and Processing15.131410
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation14.3829900
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions13.3727820
Child Day Care Services1327040
Legal Services12.0825120

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