Interpreters

Family Description


Jobs in this family provide translation services for individuals whose native language is not English or are deaf or have hearing loss.

Jobs and Descriptions


Interpreter I 

First-level vocational interpreter who provides language translation in a medical clinic, within a health related program office, or to clients in a state program. Positions at this level develop or assist with communications whenever there may be language barriers in the delivery of services to programs constituents. Duties may include assisting in information flow to or between patients, clients, medical professionals, or the general public in a culturally sensitive manner in order to facilitate communication between the limited-English proficient (LEP) constituents or individuals who are deaf or hearing loss.

Typically requires a High School Diploma or high school equivalency, applicable interpreter certification, and 1-2 years of experience. Must be Mississippi Quality Assurance Level I or II. 
OCCU: 9201
Pay Grade: MS04

 

Interpreter II 

Second-level vocational interpreter who provides language translation in a medical clinic, within a health related program office, or to clients in a state program. Positions at this level develop or assists with communications whenever there may be language barriers in the delivery of services to programs constituents and may include communications that are by their nature more complex or sensitive. Duties may include assisting in information flow to or between patients, clients, medical professionals, or the general public in a culturally sensitive manner in order to facilitate communication between the limited-English proficient (LEP) constituents or individuals who are deaf or hearing loss.

Typically requires a High School Diploma or high school equivalency, applicable interpreter certification, and 2+ years of experience. Must be Mississippi Quality Assurance Level III or higher. 
OCCU: 9202
Pay Grade: MS08

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General Pay Plan

General Pay Plan

Grade

Min

Market

Max

20

$101,626.42

$133,384.67

$166,730.84

19

$91,555.33

$120,166.37

$150,207.97

18

$82,482.28

$108,257.99

$135,322.49

17

$74,308.36

$97,529.72

$121,912.16

16

$66,944.47

$87,864.62

$109,830.77

15

$61,416.94

$80,609.74

$100,762.17

14

$56,345.82

$73,953.89

$92,442.36

13

$51,693.41

$67,847.61

$84,809.51

12

$47,425.15

$62,245.51

$77,806.89

11

$43,509.31

$57,105.97

$71,382.47

10

$40,286.40

$52,875.90

$66,094.88

9

$36,624.00

$48,069.00

$60,086.25

8

$33,600.00

$44,100.00

$55,125.00

7

$31,111.11

$40,833.33

$51,041.67

6

$28,542.30

$37,461.77

$46,827.22

5

$26,185.60

$34,368.60

$42,960.75

4

$24,023.49

$31,530.83

$39,413.53

3

$22,039.90

$28,927.36

$36,159.20

2

$20,220.09

$26,538.86

$33,173.58

1

$18,216.30

$23,908.89

$29,886.11