The average pay for a Technical Translator is $60,000 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$32,843 - $236,718
$33K
$60K
$240K
MEDIAN: $60,000
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50%
90%

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$21.36 - $45.20
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MEDIAN: $24.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$32,843 - $236,718  
   
Bonus
$3,150  
Total Pay (?
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$32,457 - $135,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.96  
   
Overtime
$42.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$3,150  
   
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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$32,457 - $135,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Technical Translator

  • Review and translate complex documents from one language into another.
  • Conduct research and use dictionaries and thesauri to ensure accuracy.
  • Compile background information and language dictionaries for translations.
  • Annotate documents with information about the original language and any interpretation choices.

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Key Stats for Technical Translator

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
042
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Technical Translator Salaries

Experienced
0%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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