Technical Translator Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Technical Translator is $45,316 per year.
Technical Translator Salary (?
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$29,153 - $72,988
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$29,153 - $72,988  
   
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$491.32 - $2,543  
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$29,032 - $101,786  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 36%
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