Average Translator Salary in Germany

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The average salary for a Translator in Germany is €29,811.
MEDIAN €29,811
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€18k - €40k
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€18k - €47k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Translator

Skills in Localization and Translation, Spanish Language and Proofreading are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include German Language and English 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 €27,000 based on 10 salaries. An early career Translator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €28,498 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career Translator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €34,103 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Translator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €29,774 based on 18 salaries.
Employees with Translator in their job title in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen earn an average of 34.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Hamburg, Hamburg (9.0% more) and Munich, Bavaria (Bayern) (0.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Leipzig, Sachsen (Saxony) (14.5% less) and Berlin, Berlin (7.9% less).

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