Average Translator with English Language Skills Salary in New York, New York

$55,955
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The average salary for a Translator with English Language skills in New York, New York is $55,955.
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$28k - $100k
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$21k - $100k

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

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 $30,000 based on 7 salaries. An early career Translator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,500 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Translator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,555 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Translator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,598 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,264.
Employees with Translator in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 7.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (37.4% less), Houston, Texas (30.8% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (26.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 52 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.5%
Early Career
28.8%
Mid Career
15.4%
Experienced
30.8%
Late Career
11.5%