Google Trend growth of Translator search interest which seems to have been effected by different translation products hitting the Internet. The regular trend can be seen previously before 2010 and shows the cyclical nature of the translator industry.
Bureau of Labor Statistics information shows salaries for Translators and Interpreters in 2010 with a median pay of $43,300 a year which comes out to around $20.82 an hour. This career typically requires a Bachelor degree and requires some on the job training. The total number of jobs on the market in 2010 for translators was around 58,400. The career outlook for translators is expected to grow by about 42% which is much faster than most other careers and professions. The future of translation experts will get 24,600 jobs added to the market form 2010 – 2020. Looking at state by state salary listings below you’ll notice really high wages. These also contain very specialized translation professionals and services like Pashto Dari Translator Linguists and other more specific translation niches.
Listed below is information that is specific to Translator job salaries that you can expect to receive in that state area. Our state by state breakdown allows you to see which state is best to get a job as a Translator. The salary information provided below is off of real-world job listings for Translators and the pay offered for those jobs. We source Indeed, Simply Hired, PayScale and GlassDoor.com. The information provided by Indeed about their process for collecting salary averages is as follows: “Indeed Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don’t contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant median salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations – in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of. As new jobs are added each day, the Indeed Salary Search index is automatically updated with fresh salary data, so the salary results are as up-to-date as they could possibly be.”