Technical Translator Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Technical Translator is $51,500 per year.
Technical Translator Total Pay (?
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$29,153 - $72,988
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MEDIAN: $51,500
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Technical Translator Total Pay (?
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$10.14 - $50.51
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$29,153 - $72,988  
   
Bonus
$500 - $3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$29,268 - $100,836  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $50.51  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$500 - $3,000  
   
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).
)
$29,268 - $100,836  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Job Description for Technical Translator
  • Compile background information and language dictionaries for translations.
  • Annotate documents with information about the original language and any interpretation choices.
  • Review and translate complex documents from one language into another.
  • Conduct research and use dictionaries and thesauri to ensure accuracy.

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Gender
Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 41%
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