Medical Interpreter Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Medical Interpreter make in District of Columbia? The average Medical Interpreter salary in District of Columbia is $50,441 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $44,386 and $55,297. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

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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 2020

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Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $50,187 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $50,187 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $50,187 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $50,187 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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