Sign Language Interpreter
What Does A Sign Language Interpreter Do?
A sign language interpreter converts language from one to another during speeches, meetings, conferences, and during conversation.
How Do I Become A Sign Language Interpreter?
Completing a two-year college program in sign language or a related field may be required. Some organizations may only hire applicants with a four-year bachelor’s degree in sign language.
What is the Average Salary For A Sign Language Interpreter?
High – 85,000
Median – 50,000
Low – 29,000
What Courses Should I Take To Become A Sign Language Interpreter?
- As many college-prep courses as possible!
- English – As much as possible!
- Foreign Language
What Is The Work Environment For A Sign Language Interpreter?
Interpreters typically work in schools, hospitals, courtrooms, and conference centers.
What Is The Future Outlook For A Sign Language Interpreter?
The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada