Japanese Translator Salary (United States)

A Japanese Translator earns an average wage of $20.41 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Japanese Translator Total Pay (?
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$25,168 - $76,026
(Median)
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69K
76K
MEDIAN: $40,452
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Japanese Translator Total Pay (?
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$12.82 - $64.34
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$25,168 - $76,026  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,965  
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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$26,670 - $76,917  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$12.82 - $64.34  
   
Overtime
$21.50 - $40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,965  
   
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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$26,670 - $76,917  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Job Description for Japanese Translator

  • 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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Experience Affects Japanese Translator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 64%
National Average
$43,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 41%
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