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Translator salary in New York, NY

How much does a Translator make in New York, NY?

Average base salary

arrow up27%
above national average

Most common benefits

Health insurance

The average salary for a translator is $25.85 per hour in New York, NY. 6 salaries reported, updated at March 2, 2022.

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Top companies for Translators in New York, NY

  1. Genentech
    993 reviews13 salaries reported
    $66.38per hour
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Highest paying cities for Translators near New York, NY

  1. Washington, DC
    $44.09 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. Rochester, NY
    $38.37 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Albany, NY
    $37.81 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  1. Florida, NY
    $37.81 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. San Diego, CA
    $30.05 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $25.85 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $25.80 per hour
    18 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $22.71 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  3. Portland, OR
    $22.66 per hour
    6 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Translators

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,160 ratings

51% of Translators in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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Common questions about salaries for a Translator

What are the different types of translators?

There are several types of translators. These include:

  • Health or medical translators: They help patients communicate with nurses, physicians, technicians and other medical staff.
  • Legal or judiciary translators: At trials or hearings, they help individuals who have limited English proficiency.
  • Literary translators: They convert short stories, poetry, books and journal articles from one language to another.
  • Localizers: They adapt the text for a service or product from one language to another, a task known as localization.
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