Career Outlook for Interpreters and Translators

Also known as:  American Sign Language Interpreter, Court Interpreter, Deaf Interpreter, Diplomatic Interpreter, Language Translator, Translator
The overall job outlook for Interpreter or Translator careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 73.95 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 12.32 percent per year. Demand for Interpreters and Translators is expected to go up, with an expected 18,000 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 5.09 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Interpreters and Translators in the following states
California 7,200
Texas 3,490
New York 2,920
North Carolina 2,300
Massachusetts 1,500
Florida 1,460
Ohio 1,430
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Interpreters and Translators
Wyoming 40
North Dakota 40
Alaska 60
South Dakota 110
West Virginia 120
Maine 120
Montana 130