Earnings for Translators with Spanish Language skills come in at around $18.06 per hour on average. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than two-fifths lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by slightly more than half and dental coverage is claimed by approximately two in five. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Female Translators with Spanish Language skills make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$23,943 - $62,156
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$62K
MEDIAN: $44,234
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$9.73 - $32.50
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$23,943 - $62,156  
   
Bonus
$4,913  
Total Pay (?
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$21,059 - $65,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.73 - $32.50  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $36.77  
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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$21,059 - $65,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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.


Translators with Spanish Language skills with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $33K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $46K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $51K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $55K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Translator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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