The average Translator with Spanish Language skills can expect to rake in roughly $16.65 per hour. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Translators with Spanish Language skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Female Translators with Spanish Language skills make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. Slightly less than one-half of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and more than a third claim dental coverage as well. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$23,858 - $61,653
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$62K
MEDIAN: $41,907
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$9.73 - $35.39
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$23,858 - $61,653  
   
Bonus
$4,913  
Total Pay (?
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$20,984 - $70,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.73 - $35.39  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $37.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$4,913  
   
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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$20,984 - $70,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 104

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Pay by Experience Level for Translator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Translators with Spanish Language skills. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $33K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $41K. Translators with Spanish Language skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $51K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $56K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Key Stats for Translator

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Translator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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