How much does a translator make?
As a Translator in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $80,974 per year or $38.93 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $173,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $37,000 per year. Professional companies and Internet companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying Translator jobs are District of Columbia, North Dakota, Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming. Most Translators spend 2.3 years in the position.