A Japanese Translator earns an average wage of $20.36 per hour. A skill in Japanese Language is associated with high pay for this job.

$20,426 - $78,297
(Median)
$20K
$35K
$78K
MEDIAN: $35,492
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$14.62 - $35.89
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$36
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$20,426 - $78,297  
   
Bonus
$2,948  
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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$26,036 - $74,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.62 - $35.89  
   
Overtime
$25.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$2,948  
   
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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$26,036 - $74,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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