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Translator Salary

The average pay for a Translator is £22,688 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.
£17,064 - £35,025
(Median)
17K
23K
26K
35K
MEDIAN: £22,687
10%
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£6.18 - £31.34
(Median)
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13
25
31
MEDIAN: £13.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£17,064 - £35,025  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £8,564  
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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£16,653 - £39,297  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 140
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£11£22£33
Hourly Rate
£6.18 - £31.34  
   
Overtime
£10.28 - £18.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£22K£44K£66K
Bonus
£0.00 - £8,564  
   
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).
)
£16,653 - £39,297  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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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.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Translator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
₤23,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Translator Salaries

Localization and Translation
0%

National Average
₤23,000

Proofreading
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 30% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 67%