Average Translator Salary in New York, New York

$50,462
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$2,000
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The average salary for a Translator in New York, New York is $50,462.
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MEDIAN $50,462
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Salary
$13k - $91k
Bonus
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$20k - $95k

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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

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Popular Skills for Translator

Skills in English Language, Localization and Translation, French Language and Chinese, Mandarin 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 $31,243 based on 11 salaries. An early career Translator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,794 based on 38 salaries. A mid-career Translator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,045 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Translator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,967 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,500.
Employees with Translator in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 9.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Miami, Florida (1.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Francisco, California (22.1% less), Chicago, Illinois (20.7% less) and Houston, Texas (20.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 113 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.7%
Early Career
33.6%
Mid Career
19.5%
Experienced
27.4%
Late Career
9.7%