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Interpreters and Translators

in Massachusetts

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

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
273091  Interpreters and Translators 2,326 3,066 740 31.81 % 111 74 37 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    1,200  52 % 1,660  54 % 460  38 % $54,420
Hospitals    980  42 % 1,320  43 % 340  35 % $54,810
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    490  21 % 690  23 % 200  40 % $72,150
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    490  21 % 690  23 % 200  40 % $72,150
Educational Services    130  6 % 150  5 % 20  15 % $48,560
Educational Services    130  6 % 150  5 % 20  15 % $48,560
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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