Being bi-lingual can mean a larger salary.
According to the Department of Labor, among the 15 fastest growing occupations in the nation are translators and interpreters. The organization predicts about 25,000 jobs will open up between 2010 and 2020 and that does not include the military, which is also actively recruiting more translators and interpreters.
Nationwide, workers in this field earn a median salary of $43,000 a year, but these jobs can pay well into six-figures.
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