Average Early-Career Translator with English Language Skills Hourly Pay

$17.30
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$1,816
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Translator with English Language skills is $17.30.
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$9.77
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$17.30
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$26.00
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MEDIAN $17.30
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $26
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,816
Total Pay
$20,987 - $60,675

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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, Chinese, Mandarin Language, French Language and Japanese Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Spanish 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 $15.36 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Translator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.84 based on 75 salaries. An experienced Translator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.13 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Translator in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 30.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (27.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (13.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 202 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.4%
Mid Career
37.1%
Experienced
27.2%
Late Career
22.3%