Alternate Job Titles

  • American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreter
  • ASL (American Sign Language) Interpreter
  • C. Int. (certified Interpreter)
  • C. Term. (certified Terminologist)
  • C. Tr. (certified Translator)
  • Certified Interpreter (C.Int.)
  • Certified Terminologist (C.Term.)
  • Certified Translator (C.Tr.)
  • Community Interpreter
  • Conference Interpreter
  • Consecutive Interpreter
  • Court Interpreter
  • Cultural Interpreter
  • Cultural Or International Adaptation Specialist
  • Deaf Interpreter
  • Educational Interpreter
  • Elbow Interpreter
  • Escort Interpreter
  • Foreign Broadcast Translator
  • Foreign News Translator
  • Interpreter
  • Interpreter For Persons Who Are Deaf
  • Jurilinguist Translator
  • Legal Terminologist
  • Legal Translator
  • Literary Translator
  • Localiser
  • LSQ (Quebec Sign Language) Interpreter
  • Medical Terminologist
  • Medical Translator
  • Oral Interpreter
  • Quebec Sign Language (LSQ) Interpreter
  • Relay Interpreter
  • Reviser - Translation
  • Scientific Translator
  • Sign Language Interpreter
  • Sign Language Platform Interpreter
  • Simultaneous Interpreter
  • Tactile Interpreter
  • Technical Translator
  • Terminologist
  • Terminology Advisor
  • Translator
  • Translator Adaptor
  • Translator-reviser
  • Transliterator
  • Visual Language Interpreter
  • Community Interpreter
  • Conference Interpreter
  • Court Interpreter
  • Interpreter
  • Legal Terminologist
  • Literary Translator
  • Localiser
  • Medical Terminologist
  • Sign Language Interpreter
  • Terminologist
  • Translator
  • Translator Adaptor
  • Translator-reviser
  • Cultural Interpreter
  • Transliterator

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for translators, terminologists and interpreters.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $16,781
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $26,925
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for translators, terminologists and interpreters.

Sex Median Income
Male $12,153
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (1 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for translators, terminologists and interpreters.

$50,700.00
Lowest Observed
$50,700.00
Highest Observed
$50,700.00
25th Percentile
$50,700.00
Average
$50,700.00
Median
$50,700.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for translators, terminologists and interpreters

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 0
35 to 44 years 20
45 to 54 years 25
55 to 64 years 15
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 70
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Industry

This chart outlines regional employment participation by industry for translators, terminologists and interpreters. Hover over a pie section to see the associated industry, or refer to the table below.

Industry Employed Individuals
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 0
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0
Utilities 0
Construction 0
Manufacturing 0
Wholesale trade 0
Retail trade 0
Transportation and warehousing 0
Information and cultural industries 0
Finance and insurance 0
Real estate and rental and leasing 0
Professional, scientific and technical services 40
Management of companies and enterprises 0
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 0
Educational services 30
Health care and social assistance 0
Arts, entertainment and recreation 10
Accommodation and food services 0
Other services 0
Public administration 0
Not Applicable 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for translators, terminologists and interpreters. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 65
Part Time 15
Total 80
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for translators, terminologists and interpreters. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 15
Female 70
Total 85
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for translators, terminologists and interpreters. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 45
Self Employed 30
Total 75
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for translators, terminologists and interpreters. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 70
Unemployed 0
Total 70
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for translators, terminologists and interpreters. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 10
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 20
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 60
Total 85
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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