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An interpreter transfers a spoken or signed language into another spoken or signed language, usually within a limited time frame in the presence of the participants requiring the translation. In Australia an interpreter is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
Interpreter Occupation Lists
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An interpreter researches and studies human behaviour, society and institutions from current and historical perspectives, and verbally render spoken statements, and transcribe text and recorded spoken material from one language into another.
Most occupations in the interpreter unit group (Group 2724) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Occupations within the Interpreter Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same interpreter group if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for an Interpreter in Australia is $ 64,956 for male employees and $ 53,555 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 55.9 Females: 39.2 Persons: 47.0
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 2724) Social professionals - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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