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Alternate Job Titles: Medical Interpreter, Hospital Interpreter

What is the average annual salary for Medical Interpreter?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Medical Interpreter may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. 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.

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 $40,806 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Medical Interpreter in the United Sates are expected to make less than $40,806.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2014

Median $40,806
  • 10%$32,417
  • 25%$36,415
  • 75%$45,033
  • 90%$48,882

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Job Description for Medical Interpreter

Conducts medical and general interpreting for staff, patients and their families. Assesses and monitors patients' understanding of information conveyed. Records and monitors interpretation activities according to hospital and department standards. May be required to translate written documents. May require an associate's degree or its equivalent and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View Medical Interpreter job description

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Categories:  Healthcare -- Practitioners, Healthcare -- Administrative, Non-Profit and Social Services

Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare

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