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Interpreters and Translators

in Massachusetts

Interpret oral or sign language, or translate written text from one language into another.

Occupation Projection for Interpreters and Translators

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
273091  Interpreters and Translators 2,526 2,863 337 13.34 % 122 117 34 273 Bachelor's degree 

Interpreters and Translators Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    1,190  47 % 1,290  45 % 100  9 % $54,360
Hospitals    940  37 % 1,020  35 % 80  8 % $55,320
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    510  20 % 670  23 % 160  33 % $52,310
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    130  5 % 140  5 % 10  5 % $54,120
Ambulatory Health Care Services    130  5 % 140  5 % 10  14 % $42,600
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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