The average salary for a Translator in India is Rs 409,682.
MEDIAN Rs 409,682
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Job Description for Translator
A translator is an essential link between people who speak different languages. At the core, a translator facilitates written communication between two or more persons who speak different languages and are unable to directly communicate. They often work on documents for broader consumption such as brochures, books, and advertisements. However, a translator often does more than just translate; frequently, they also educates her clients about the history, culture, and customs of the people with wh…Read more
- 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
Localization and Translation
Skills in Localization and Translation, English Language, French Language and Spanish Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include German 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 Rs 348,882 based on 52 salaries. An early career Translator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 423,618 based on 69 salaries. A mid-career Translator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 598,662 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Translator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 500,000 based on 13 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Translator in their job title in Delhi, Delhi earn an average of 48.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mumbai, Maharashtra (15.9% more) and Bangalore, Karnataka (9.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (38.9% less), Chennai, Tamil Nadu (11.7% less) and New Delhi, Delhi (4.1% less).
Years of Experience
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