Average Late-Career Translator Hourly Pay

$25.00
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,350
Bonus
$500
Commission
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Translator is $25.00.
10%
$14.44
10%
$25.00
50%
$49.13
90%
90%
MEDIAN $25.00
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $49
Bonus
$204 - $8,808
Commission
$0 - $500
Total Pay
$29,553 - $100,887

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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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Translator. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Translator
Web Content Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Translator

Skills in French Language and Russian Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Localization and Translation, Spanish Language and English 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 $15.59 based on 164 salaries. An early career Translator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.32 based on 378 salaries. A mid-career Translator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.81 based on 229 salaries. An experienced Translator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.67 based on 187 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Translator in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 60.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 958 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.1%
Early Career
39.5%
Mid Career
23.9%
Experienced
19.5%