The average pay for a Translator is £22,252 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.
Translator Total Pay (?
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£16,420 - £35,350
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MEDIAN: £22,252
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Translator Total Pay (?
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£6.10 - £30.00
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9
14
24
30
MEDIAN: £14.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£15K£30K£45K
Salary
£16,420 - £35,350  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £8,691  
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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£15,980 - £42,089  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£11£22£33
Hourly Rate
£6.10 - £30.00  
   
Overtime
£10.81 - £18.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£22K£44K£66K
Bonus
£0.00 - £8,691  
   
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).
)
£15,980 - £42,089  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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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

Experienced
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
₤24,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Translator Salaries

Localization and Translation
0%
National Average
₤24,000
Spanish Language
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 12 votes.
Gender
Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 61%
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