Technical Translator Salary

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.

$37,500 - $112,500
$60K
MEDIAN: $60,000
50%

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$21.36 - $45.20
$25
MEDIAN: $24.96
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,000  
   
Bonus
$3,150  
Total Pay (?
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$32,169 - $137,049  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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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$32,169 - $137,049  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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
60 %
Male
40 %
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
12%
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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
▼7%

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 25%