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What is the average salary for Translators in the United States?

Translators earn an average hourly wage of $23.04. Hourly wages typically start from $10.66 and go up to $37.09. Translators earn an average salary of $47,920 per year. Salaries typically start from $22,180 and go up to $77,140.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Translators in the United States earn:

$37.09 an hour $77,140 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Translators in the United States earn:

$28.33 an hour $58,930 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Translators in the United States earn:

$20.39 an hour $42,420 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Translators in the United States earn:

$14.70 an hour $30,580 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Translators in the United States earn:

$10.66 an hour $22,180 per year

Historical salary for Translators in the United States

Translator salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Translator Salary in District of Columbia $34.35 $71,450 # 1
Translator Salary in Virginia $31.50 $65,520 # 2
Translator Salary in Maryland $31.40 $65,320 # 3
Translator Salary in Nevada $29.25 $60,840 # 4
Translator Salary in New York $28.57 $59,420 # 5
Translator Salary in Massachusetts $28.36 $58,990 # 6
Translator Salary in New Jersey $27.69 $57,590 # 7
Translator Salary in Hawaii $27.57 $57,350 # 8
Translator Salary in Connecticut $25.75 $53,560 # 9
Translator Salary in Colorado $24.57 $51,100 # 10
Translator Salary in Alaska $24.18 $50,300 # 11
Translator Salary in Idaho $23.93 $49,780 # 12
Translator Salary in Maine $23.55 $48,990 # 13
Translator Salary in California $23.08 $48,020 # 14
Translator Salary in Pennsylvania $22.50 $46,800 # 15
Translator Salary in Kentucky $22.26 $46,300 # 16
Translator Salary in Louisiana $21.91 $45,570 # 17
Translator Salary in Utah $21.90 $45,560 # 18
Translator Salary in New Hampshire $21.57 $44,870 # 19
Translator Salary in Missouri $21.43 $44,580 # 20
Translator Salary in Ohio $21.31 $44,330 # 21
Translator Salary in Texas $21.29 $44,290 # 22
Translator Salary in New Mexico $21.00 $43,680 # 23
Translator Salary in Washington $20.95 $43,580 # 24
Translator Salary in Wisconsin $20.76 $43,190 # 25
Translator Salary in Oregon $20.67 $43,000 # 26
Translator Salary in Rhode Island $20.58 $42,800 # 27
Translator Salary in Michigan $20.55 $42,740 # 28
Translator Salary in Georgia $20.11 $41,830 # 29
Translator Salary in Minnesota $20.01 $41,610 # 30
Translator Salary in Nebraska $19.71 $41,000 # 31
Translator Salary in Wyoming $19.45 $40,460 # 32
Translator Salary in Indiana $19.35 $40,260 # 33
Translator Salary in Alabama $19.21 $39,960 # 34
Translator Salary in Mississippi $18.88 $39,270 # 35
Translator Salary in Vermont $18.37 $38,220 # 36
Translator Salary in South Carolina $18.00 $37,450 # 37
Translator Salary in Florida $17.92 $37,280 # 38
Translator Salary in Montana $17.89 $37,210 # 39
Translator Salary in Tennessee $17.73 $36,870 # 40
Translator Salary in Illinois $17.63 $36,670 # 41
Translator Salary in Arizona $17.24 $35,850 # 42
Translator Salary in Iowa $16.98 $35,320 # 43
Translator Salary in South Dakota $16.61 $34,540 # 44
Translator Salary in North Dakota $16.33 $33,960 # 45
Translator Salary in Kansas $16.23 $33,770 # 46
Translator Salary in Arkansas $15.25 $31,720 # 47
Translator Salary in West Virginia $13.94 $29,000 # 48
Translator Salary in Oklahoma $12.15 $25,270 # 49
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics