How much does a Medical Interpreter make in Chicago, IL? The average Medical Interpreter salary in Chicago, IL is $51,823 as of January 26, 2023, but the range typically falls between $45,608 and $56,813. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Medical Interpreter

Medical Interpreter conducts medical and general interpreting for staff, patients, and their families. Assesses and monitors patients' understanding of information conveyed. Being a Medical Interpreter advises medical personnel about any cultural issues that might impact patient care. Records and monitors interpretation activities according to hospital and department standards. Additionally, Medical Interpreter may be required to translate written documents. Requires familiarity with medical terminology. Requires fluency in one or more languages in addition to English. May require an associate degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. May require Translation certificate. The Medical Interpreter gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Medical Interpreter typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)... View full job description

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RadNet, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides outpatient diagnostic imaging services in the United States. Its services include magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, positron emission tomography, nuclear medicine, mammography, ultrasound, diagnostic radiology, fluoroscopy, and other related procedur... More
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