Translator Salary

The average pay for a Translator is £23,036 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

£17,230 - £35,262
(Median)
£17K
£23K
£35K
MEDIAN: £23,036
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50%
90%

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£7.34 - £30.61
(Median)
£7
£14
£31
MEDIAN: £14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£17,230 - £35,262  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £8,358  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£17,236 - £39,350  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 163
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£11£22£33
Hourly Rate
£7.34 - £30.61  
   
Overtime
£10.48 - £19.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£22K£44K£66K
Bonus
£0.00 - £8,358  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
£17,236 - £39,350  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Pay by Experience Level for Translator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

Translator Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Translator in Kent:
"Network with colleagues and specialise"
Colleagues are a valuable source of information and advice for new translators. Join your local professional institute and attend events. Having a specialism enables you to market yourself very specifically to your target market and sets you out as an expert.

Translator in Manchester:
"Join a professional body"
Join a reputable professional body such as www.iti.org.uk (Institute of Translation and Interpreting) and gain full professional qualifications.

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Experience Affects Translator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
₤24,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Translator Salaries

Localization and Translation
up arrow 2%

National Average
₤24,000

Proofreading
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 5%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 63%
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