Average Experienced Translator Hourly Pay

$25.00
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,977
Bonus
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average hourly pay for an Experienced Translator is $25.00.
10%
$15.10
MEDIAN
$25.00
90%
$45.30
Is Translator your job title? Find out what you should be paid

Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.

How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Hourly Rate
$15 - $45
Bonus
$350 - $7,500
Total Pay
$30,131 - $85,916

Your Market Worth Over Time

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

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.

Translator Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

Popular Skills for Translator

Skills in English Language, French Language and Chinese, Mandarin Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Localization and Translation and 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 $15.46 based on 74 salaries. An early career Translator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.16 based on 315 salaries. A mid-career Translator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.67 based on 183 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 San Francisco, California earn an average of 40.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (32.0% more) and New York, New York (20.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (16.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 680 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.9%
Early Career
46.3%
Mid Career
26.9%
Late Career
15.9%