Official Court Interpreter Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about official court interpreter demographics? We analyzed 53 official court interpreters resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Official Court Interpreter Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as official court interpreters. Keep reading to find out what the results for official court interpreters were.

Official Court Interpreter Gender Ratio

Among official court interpreters, 56.9% of them are women compared to 33.3% which are men.

Job Title
  • Female, 56.9%
  • Male, 33.3%
  • Unknown, 9.8%

Official Court Interpreter Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among official court interpreters is White, which makes up 41.2% of all official court interpreters. Comparatively, there are 27.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 22.0% of the Asian ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 41.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 27.2%
  • Asian, 22.0%
  • Black or African American, 7.2%
  • Unknown, 1.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Official Court Interpreters

The chart below shows that 27.3% of official court interpreters speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 27.3% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 9.1%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 27.3%
  • French, 27.3%
  • Chinese, 9.1%
  • Romanian, 9.1%
  • Hebrew, 9.1%
  • Other, 18.1%

Official Court Interpreter Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among official court interpreters.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Official Court Interpreter Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the official court interpreter position over time.

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Female
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2009
2010
2011
2012
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2015
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2018

Official Court Interpreter Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of official court interpreters changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of official court interpreters based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Official Court Interpreter

By looking over 53 official court interpreters resumes, we figured out that the average official court interpreter enjoys staying at their job for 5-7 years for a percentage of 29%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Official Court Interpreter Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of official court interpreter employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of official court interpreters is 40+ years old, which represents 60% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Official Court Interpreters with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, track announcer and public address announcer have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Deaf Interpreter16%77%
Educational Interpreter20%74%
Events And Communications Coordinator21%75%
Official Court Interpreter33%57%
Sports Announcer87%9%
Public Address Announcer88%9%
Track Announcer89%11%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Track Announcer
Public Address Announcer
Sports Announcer
Official Court Interpreter
Events And Communications Coordinator
Educational Interpreter
Deaf Interpreter
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Official Court Interpreters with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to official court interpreters.

Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Script Writer15.82%
Reporter19.36%
Blogger, Founder22.69%
Sportscaster25.03%
Commercial Production Editor28.26%
Social Media Associate30.27%
Official Court Interpreter33.87%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Official Court Interpreter?

male-income
Male Income
$50,108
female-income
Female Income
$46,383

Official Court Interpreter Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and White women make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$56,094
$53,684
$51,273
$48,863
$46,453
$44,042
$41,632
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Official Court Interpreter Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$39,690
Some College/ Associate Degree$47,124
Bachelor's Degree$49,693
Doctorate Degree$54,190
Master's Degree$55,164

Official Court Interpreter Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$60,161
$55,164
$50,167
$45,171
$40,174
$35,177
$30,180
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

Official Court Interpreter Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ official court interpreters. We found that the most common company type is education. In addition, the industry that employs the most official court interpreters is the non profits industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire official court interpreters.

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< 50 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Official Court Interpreter Work In

Employees with the official court interpreter job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most official court interpreters prefer to work at education companies over public companies.

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Education

Private

Public

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ official court interpreters. Those industries include non profits, agriculture and manufacturing.

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Non Profits

Education

Manufacturing

Construction

Media

Official Court Interpreter Jobs