Alternate Job Titles: Hospital Interpreter, Medical Interpreter
How much does a Medical Interpreter make? The median annual Medical Interpreter salary is $42,683, as of September 06, 2017, with a range usually between $37,556-$46,795, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Medical Interpreter in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Medical Interpreter in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Medical Interpreter in the United States is $42,683, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Medical Interpreter in the United States are expected to make less than $42,683.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 06, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Medical Interpreter that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Medical Interpreter are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 2017
Conducts medical and general interpreting for staff, patients, and their families. Assesses and monitors patients' understanding of information conveyed. Advises medical personnel about any cultural issues that might impact patient care. Records and monitors interpretation activities according to hospital and department standards. May be required to translate written documents. Requires familiarity with medical terminology. Requires fluency in one or more languages in addition to English. May require an associate's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. May require Translation certificate. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. Typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. View full job description