Average Translator Salary in United Kingdom

£23,253
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£612
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The average salary for a Translator in United Kingdom is £23,253.
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£18k
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£23k
90%
£39k
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What Do Translators Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Translators?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Translators?

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 £18,629 based on 29 salaries. An early career Translator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £22,459 based on 96 salaries. A mid-career Translator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,180 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Translator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £30,658 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £30,968.
Employees with Translator in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 16.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bristol, England: Bristol (7.5% more) and Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire (5.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (22.6% less), Lincoln, England: Lincolnshire (14.0% less) and Stoke-on-Trent, England: Staffordshire (7.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 214 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.6%
Early Career
44.9%
Mid Career
17.8%
Experienced
16.8%
Late Career
7.0%

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