Are you a translator or interpreter moving to the US? Or maybe you want to start a new career in translation. You have to know that not all states have the same salaries for translators and interpreters. Before you decide what is best for you have a look at the information below on best paying states in USA regarding the translation profession.
Last year Interpreters and Translators made a median salary of $47,190 in 2017. The best-paid 25 percent made $63,180 that year, while the lowest-paid 25 percent made $34,620.
Best-Paying Cities for Interpreters and Translators
The metropolitan areas that pay the highest salary in the interpreter and translator profession are Silver Spring ($79,510), New York ($73,400), Washington ($71,850), San Francisco ($70,710), and Austin ($69,380).
Best-Paying States for Interpreters and Translators
The states and districts that pay Interpreters and Translators the highest mean salary are District of Columbia ($92,420), New Jersey ($73,270), Colorado ($68,440), Virginia ($66,890), and Maryland ($65,560).