What is the average salary for a Translator?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of a Translator is $47,920. Salaries start from $22,180 and go up to $77,140. Please note that the average salary for a Translator may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Translators in United States earn:

$77,140
Senior

The top 25% of Translators in United States earn:

$58,930
Experienced

The middle 50% of Translators in United States earn:

$42,420
Junior

The bottom 25% of Translators in United States earn:

$30,580
Starting

The bottom 10% of Translators in United States earn:

$22,180

Historical salary

Translator salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Translator Salary in District of Columbia 71,450 1
Translator Salary in Virginia 65,520 2
Translator Salary in Maryland 65,320 3
Translator Salary in Nevada 60,840 4
Translator Salary in New York 59,420 5
Translator Salary in Massachusetts 58,990 6
Translator Salary in New Jersey 57,590 7
Translator Salary in Hawaii 57,350 8
Translator Salary in Connecticut 53,560 9
Translator Salary in Colorado 51,100 10
Translator Salary in Alaska 50,300 11
Translator Salary in Idaho 49,780 12
Translator Salary in Maine 48,990 13
Translator Salary in California 48,020 14
Translator Salary in United States 47,920 15
Translator Salary in Pennsylvania 46,800 16
Translator Salary in Kentucky 46,300 17
Translator Salary in Louisiana 45,570 18
Translator Salary in Utah 45,560 19
Translator Salary in New Hampshire 44,870 20
Translator Salary in Missouri 44,580 21
Translator Salary in Ohio 44,330 22
Translator Salary in Texas 44,290 23
Translator Salary in New Mexico 43,680 24
Translator Salary in Washington 43,580 25
Translator Salary in Wisconsin 43,190 26
Translator Salary in Oregon 43,000 27
Translator Salary in Rhode Island 42,800 28
Translator Salary in Michigan 42,740 29
Translator Salary in Georgia 41,830 30
Translator Salary in Minnesota 41,610 31
Translator Salary in Nebraska 41,000 32
Translator Salary in Wyoming 40,460 33
Translator Salary in Indiana 40,260 34
Translator Salary in Alabama 39,960 35
Translator Salary in Mississippi 39,270 36
Translator Salary in Vermont 38,220 37
Translator Salary in South Carolina 37,450 38
Translator Salary in Florida 37,280 39
Translator Salary in Montana 37,210 40
Translator Salary in Tennessee 36,870 41
Translator Salary in Illinois 36,670 42
Translator Salary in Arizona 35,850 43
Translator Salary in Iowa 35,320 44
Translator Salary in South Dakota 34,540 45
Translator Salary in North Dakota 33,960 46
Translator Salary in Kansas 33,770 47
Translator Salary in Puerto Rico 32,280 48
Translator Salary in Arkansas 31,720 49
Translator Salary in West Virginia 29,000 50
Translator Salary in Oklahoma 25,270 51

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics