How much does a Translator make? The median annual Translator salary is $45,659, as of January 30, 2018, with a range usually between $40,274-$51,717, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Translator in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Translator in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Translator in the United States is $45,659, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Translator in the United States are expected to make less than $45,659.
Source: HR Reported data as of January 30, 2018
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Translator that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Translator are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 2018
Translates written and spoken information from one language to another. Reads, comprehends, and rewrites materials in designated languages following established linguistic rules related to word meanings, sentence structure, grammar, and punctuation. Must be well versed in vocabulary dealing with specialty. Must follow ethical procedures and policies that protect the confidentiality of information. May require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. View full job description