Interpreters and translators convert information from one language into another language. Interpreters work in spoken or sign language; translators work in written language.
- Education Requirements: The educational backgrounds of interpreters and translators vary widely, but it is essential that they be fluent in English and at least one other language.
- Soft Skills: Business skills, concentration and cultural sensitivity
- Average Annual Salary: $46,100
- 3 in state schools: Northwest Christian University (Eugene, OR), Southern Oregon University (Ashland, OR), Eastern Oregon University (La Grande, OR)
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