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How Much Does a Court Interpreter Earn In The United States?

Court Interpreter Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$39,000
$25,000
$39,000
$61,000
Court interpreters in the United States make an average salary of $39,463 per year or $18.97 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $25,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $61,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, California, New Jersey, Maryland, and Oregon provide the highest court interpreter salaries.
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Where Court Interpreters Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where court interpreters earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Court Interpreters Earn In Different Cities?

While a court interpreter can average a salary of $39,463 per year, or $18.97 per hour, there are many opportunities for court interpreters to make more. For example, in Martinez, CA you might make $56,392 per year. Other high-paying locations include Las Cruces, NM, Denver, CO and Fort Myers, FL. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Martinez, CA where the average starting salary is $33,000. The highest paying states for court interpreters include New York, California and New Jersey. Meanwhile, Iowa, Idaho, and Utah offer the lowest salaries.
Location
1. Martinez, CA
$56,392
Avg. Salary
$22k
$74k
2. Las Cruces, NM
$48,116
Avg. Salary
$22k
$74k
3. Denver, CO
$36,804
Avg. Salary
$22k
$74k
4. Fort Myers, FL
$34,808
Avg. Salary
$22k
$74k
5. Phoenix, AZ
$29,169
Avg. Salary
$22k
$74k

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Company
Avg. Salary
$26k
$34k

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Court Interpreter Salary History

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    Recently Added Court Interpreter Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Wisconsin Government
    Wisconsin Government
    Court Interpreter Program Manager
    Court Interpreter Program Manager
    Court Interpreter Program Manager
    Dane, WI
    Dane, WI
    12/10/2020
    12/10/2020
    $56,640
    $56,640
    12/10/2020
    State of Ct Judicial Branch
    State of Ct Judicial Branch
    Court Interpreter II
    Court Interpreter II
    Court Interpreter II
    Hartford, CT
    Hartford, CT
    09/30/2020
    09/30/2020
    $56,080
    $56,080
    09/30/2020
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Supervising Court Interpreter
    Supervising Court Interpreter
    Supervising Court Interpreter
    Fort Myers, FL
    Fort Myers, FL
    09/23/2020
    09/23/2020
    $61,906
    $61,906
    09/23/2020
    Supervising Court Interpreter
    Supervising Court Interpreter
    Fort Myers, FL
    Fort Myers, FL
    09/22/2020
    09/22/2020
    $61,906
    $61,906
    09/22/2020
    United States Courts
    United States Courts
    English/Spanish Court Interpreter
    English/Spanish Court Interpreter
    English/Spanish Court Interpreter
    Corpus Christi, TX
    Corpus Christi, TX
    09/02/2020
    09/02/2020
    $64,346
    $64,346
    09/02/2020
    United States Courts
    United States Courts
    Supervisory Court Interpreter
    Supervisory Court Interpreter
    Supervisory Court Interpreter
    New York, NY
    New York, NY
    08/29/2020
    08/29/2020
    $146,529
    $146,529
    08/29/2020
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Court Interpreter
    Court Interpreter
    Court Interpreter
    Fort Myers, FL
    Fort Myers, FL
    08/25/2020
    08/25/2020
    $55,000
    $55,000
    08/25/2020
    Court Interpreter
    Court Interpreter
    Fort Myers, FL
    Fort Myers, FL
    08/25/2020
    08/25/2020
    $55,000
    $55,000
    08/25/2020
    Superior Court of California County of Los Angeles
    Superior Court of California County of Los Angeles
    Supervising Court Interpreter
    Supervising Court Interpreter
    Supervising Court Interpreter
    Los Angeles, CA
    Los Angeles, CA
    07/03/2020
    07/03/2020
    $94,384
    $94,384
    07/03/2020
    San Mateo County, Ca
    San Mateo County, Ca
    Court Interpreter-Spanish Speaking (Open and Promotional)
    Court Interpreter-Spanish Speaking (Open and Promotional)
    Court Interpreter-Spanish Speaking (Open and Promotional)
    San Mateo, CA
    San Mateo, CA
    05/15/2020
    05/15/2020
    $76,419
    $76,419
    05/15/2020