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Japanese Translator Salary

A Japanese Translator earns an average wage of $20.99 per hour.
$25,532 - $88,084
(Median)
$26K
$42K
$88K
MEDIAN: $42,500
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$10.30 - $65.22
(Median)
$10
$21
$65
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$25,532 - $88,084  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $610  
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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$26,219 - $92,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $65.22  
   
Overtime
$21.13 - $40.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $610  
   
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).
)
$26,219 - $92,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Job Description for Japanese Translator

A Japanese translator is a person who is primarily responsible for translating written or verbal communication into Japanese. This person may also translate from Japanese so that each party can be correctly understood. This person can work in a variety of environments, depending on the organization. These environments include offices and jobsites, and many people in this position are required to travel. While many Japanese translators will keep traditional business hours commensurate with their organization, others can have varying or irregular hours.

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Japanese Translator Tasks

  • Review and edit translated documents, data, and databases.
  • Participate in and interpret during meetings, ensuring understanding on all sides.
  • Translate documents and text from English to Japanese and vice versa.
  • Communicate about schedule, progress, and any obstacles.

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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 35%