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Interpreters and Translators

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $30.62
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Interpreters and Translators *

Area Low Median High
U S
$19.04 $24.46 $37.82
Minnesota
$24.38 $30.62 $31.28
Central Minnesota
$23.92 $28.50 $30.70
Northeast Minnesota
$21.78 $27.70 $27.70
Northwest Minnesota
$21.75 $27.66 $27.66
Southeast Minnesota
$22.99 $24.12 $30.50
Southwest Minnesota
$21.75 $23.89 $27.66
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$24.21 $30.70 $31.32

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 2,120 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Interpreters and Translators most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 2,108 new Interpreters and Translators to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Interpreters and Translators
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 81,400 100,700 19,300 23.7%
Minnesota 1,745 2,071 326 18.7%
Central Minnesota 238 289 51 21.4%
Northeast Minnesota 84 94 10 11.9%
Northwest Minnesota 233 310 77 33%
Southwest Minnesota 76 85 9 11.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,033 1,223 190 18.4%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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