Interpreters and Translators in Arizona
Want to work in Arizona as an Interpreter or Translator? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Interpreters and Translators in Arizona are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Interpreters and Translators in Arizona is growing faster than average.
Interpreters and Translators in Arizona earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Interpreters and Translators Work in Arizona?
2,940 people worked as Interpreters and Translators in 2018 in this state.
There were 2,550 Interpreters and Translators employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 390 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 650 Interpreters and Translators working in it, which means Arizona has more Interpreters and Translators than average.
Job Projections for Arizona
Jobs for Interpreters and Translators in this state are growing at a rate of 31.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 17.7%.
Arizona Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 380 annual job openings, and 3,680 total jobs in 2026 for Interpreters and Translators in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 7,800 annual jobs and 80,300 total jobs in 2026.
What do Interpreters and Translators Make in Arizona?
In 2018 wages for Interpreters and Translators ranged from $24,690 to $78,880 with $40,280 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.87 to $37.92. The median hourly rate was $19.36.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $18.32 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $1.04.
The median salary in Arizona is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Arizona Metros for Interpreters and Translators
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Interpreters and Translators.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Top States for Interpreters and Translators Employment
View the list below to see where most Interpreters and Translators work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Interpreters and Translators get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$98,850|
What Major Will Prepare You For an Interpreter or Translator Career?
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Susana Freixeiro under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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