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Translator Salary (United Kingdom)

The average pay for a Translator is £23,195 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 Salary (?
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£17,271 - £35,558
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £23,195
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Translator Salary (?
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£6.13 - £29.80
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MEDIAN: £13.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£17,271 - £35,558  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £8,630  
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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£16,686 - £39,736  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 129
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£10£20£30
Hourly Rate
£6.13 - £29.80  
   
Overtime
£11.00 - £18.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£20K£40K£60K
Bonus
£0.00 - £8,630  
   
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).
)
£16,686 - £39,736  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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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 35%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
₤24,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Translator Salaries

Localization and Translation
up arrow 1%
National Average
₤24,000
Proofreading
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
69%
female alumni
 
Male
31%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 66%