Interpreter Job Description Sample

Interpreters are responsible for translating communication - usually verbal; sometimes written – from one language to another. They work in a variety of industries.

Job Description Sample

We are seeking an Interpreter to provide translation services within our organization. The ideal candidate is fluent – both orally and written – in at least two languages and has strong grammar and punctuation skills in all languages they profess fluency in. This role is well-suited for an individual who can translate quickly and convey information in a clear and concise manner.


An Interpreter earns between $21,000 and $71,000 per year. The median salary is $39,000 annually. Average hourly rate is $20.46.


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