Average Translator Salary in Canada

C$49,404
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$2,400
Bonus
C$1,965
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Translator in Canada is C$49,404.
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C$34k
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MEDIAN C$49,404
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Salary
C$34k - C$68k
Bonus
C$502 - C$5k
Profit Sharing
C$1k - C$4k
Total Pay
C$31k - C$71k

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Job Description for Translator

Translator Tasks
  • Translate communications dynamically or statically while preserving context, content, and intent.
  • Identify and resolve misunderstandings of meaning quickly and tactfully while maintaining neutrality.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all translations and engagements as needed.

Job Satisfaction for Translator

3.5 out of 5
(30)
Highly Satisfied
11Reviews

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Translator

Skills in English Language, French Language and Localization and Translation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Proofreading and Japanese Language.

Pay by Experience Level for Translator

An entry-level Translator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$39,998 based on 12 salaries. An early career Translator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$44,258 based on 140 salaries. A mid-career Translator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,595 based on 84 salaries. An experienced Translator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$56,857 based on 87 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$56,466.
Employees with Translator in their job title in Winnipeg, Manitoba earn an average of 21.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (18.6% more) and Mississauga, Ontario (11.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Québec City, Québec (8.9% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 359 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.3%
Early Career
39.0%
Mid Career
23.4%
Experienced
24.2%
Late Career
10.0%