$40,139
Avg. Salary
$18.47
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,600

Bonus

$1,850

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Translator is $18.47 per hour.

The average pay for a Translator is $40,139 per year.

10%
$9.94
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$18.47
50%
$30.79
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MEDIAN $18.47
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$18k
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50%
$67k
90%
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MEDIAN $40,139
$18,215 - $67,089
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MEDIAN: $40,139
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$0$67K
Salary $18,215 - $67,089
Bonus $385 - $5,212
Profit Sharing $1,850
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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$20,490 - $65,574
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 251
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $9.94 - $30.79
Hourly Tips $0.40
Overtime $5.21 - $38.05
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $385 - $5,212
Profit Sharing $1,850
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).
)
$20,490 - $65,574
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 265

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 whom the client is seeking to communicate. Armed with this cultural knowledge, the translator helps ensure that the client is able to abide by local customs and therefore not engage in taboo behavior.

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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.

Translator Job Listings

Key Stats for Translator

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
21%

Skills That Affect Translator Salaries

Chinese, Mandarin Language
▲20%

French Language
▲7%

Japanese Language
▲6%

Portuguese Language
▲4%

German Language
▲3%

National Average
$40,000


Russian Language
▼12%

Spanish Language
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 46%