According to a career report published by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, Translation and Interpreting is currently one of the top 20 fastest-growing career paths. Between 2014 and 2024, employment is projected to increase from 61,000 to 78,500—a 29% change. This contributes to a growing body of evidence (including a report from CNBC, which we previously posted about) suggesting a bright future for the industry.
Take a look at the full list here: https://www.careeronestop.org/Toolkit/Careers/fastest-growing-careers.aspx?persist=true&location=US&pagesize=500
Interested in becoming a translator or interpreter? CALA has a variety of program options suitable for students who are new to the industry, established professionals looking to expand their skill sets, or anything in between.