Signed language interpreters work in a variety of settings including business and education.
 
Within one to three months of graduation, 98% of graduates find related employment.
 
Graduates typically find entry level work in or through:
  • business and office settings
  • educational facilities (kindergarten to Grade 12 and post-secondary)
  • employment agencies
  • religious settings
  • musical and theatrical performances
  • health care facilities
  • government agencies
With experience and additional study, graduates can develop the skills to provide interpreting services in or for:
  • legal settings
  • conferences and workshops
 
Signed language interpreters also have the opportunity to travel to various locations as a part of their career path.
 

Salaries in the Real World

Salary & benefits vary. Experienced full-time & part-time workers earn between $64,905/yr.
Source: 2015 Alberta Wage & Salary Survey, Government of Alberta
 
Employers hire Lakeland Grads
  • 100% of employers would hire a Lakeland grad again
  • 92.3% of employers would recommend Lakeland grads to other employers
  • 92.3% of employers are satisfied with the quality of Lakeland College grads
Source: 2016 Lakeland College Employer Survey conducted by insightrix
 
What our Alumni say
92% are grads are happy in their jobs. Their satisfaction goes up if the job is related to their program
Source: 2016 Lakeland College Graduate Survey of Class of 2014. Conducted by insightrix