Translator with Spanish Language Skills Salary

Median pay for Translators with Spanish Language skills lies in the neighborhood of $16.16 per hour. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Translators with Spanish Language skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Translators with Spanish Language skills make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. Although more than two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, just over a half do enjoy medical insurance, and close to two-fifths get dental coverage, too. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$23,922 - $61,067
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$44K
$61K
MEDIAN: $43,805
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$9.70 - $34.92
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MEDIAN: $16.16
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$23,922 - $61,067  
   
Bonus
$201.34 - $14,899  
Total Pay (?
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$20,965 - $66,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $34.92  
   
Overtime
$4.30 - $38.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$201.34 - $14,899  
   
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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$20,965 - $66,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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Pay by Experience Level for Translator

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


Translators with Spanish Language skills who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $33K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $42K. Translators with Spanish Language skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $52K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $53K.

Key Stats for Translator

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

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
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Translator Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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